Thursday, October 27, 2011

Canyonlands After The Rain

Canyonlands After The Rain
18" x 24" Oil
$595.00 + 20. s/h
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Our first day in Utah was cold (39 degrees) and rainy.  Because of that the next day gave us Maynard Dixon clouds.

Canyonlands National Park is very appropriately named.  Around every bend in the road and across every vista is another incredible canyon.  Here are a few:








15 comments:

conservativelybohemian said...

Fabulous painting and I love the purple/blue in the rocky walls. Gorgeous scenery here! But what are Maynard Dixon clouds???

Carol DeMumbrum said...

Beautiful painting Pam!! I love the canyon wall and everything about it. Great reference photos!

Debbi Smith Rourke said...
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Debbi Smith Rourke said...

Gorgeous! Beautifully painted. Love the purple in the rocks and the color in the clouds. So enjoy hearing about your trips!

Pam Holnback said...

Sherry, thanks so much. The scenery there is so gorgeous. MD painted lots of western scenes and lots of skies w/ clouds.

Thanks so much Carol. The canyons were so beautiful.

Debbi. Thank you. Traveling and painting certainly go hand in hand!

Diana Moses Botkin said...

Wonderful space in this one, Pam. What beautiful inspiration!

Amy Hillenbrand said...

It is wonderful how you caught the sun on the rocks and also the shadow of the clouds onto the rock wall. 39 brrr

David Westerfield said...

I like the colors too Pam. Looks like a great place to paint.

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

Well done. The whole red rocks thing just blows me away every time.

Pam Holnback said...

Thank you Diana. The open space and open skies of the west offer never endless inspiration.

Amy, thank you so much. Sometimes mother nature just makes a vista perfect for painting.

Thanks so much David. it is an incredible place to paint. You should head west sometime.

mary. Thank you. I know what you mean about the red rocks. We have them here, but Utah has so many more!

Lorraine Shirkus said...

Gorgeous color! Really captures the drama and magnificent space! Thanks for posting your beautiful photos . . . so inspiring!

hmuxo said...

Perfectly painted, Pam.. and I love those clouds...and those colors!!! thank you for sharing these wonderful pictures of these Canyons..they're awesome!

Pam Holnback said...

Thank you Lorraine. I think it's fun to add some pics for you to see!

Hilda, thanks so much. So many bloggers live in such different locations that photos are a great way for all of us to see the rest of the country...even vicariously!

Douglas Clark said...

Pam I have meant to comment on several of your recent paintings, they are beautiful. But I especially love this western landscape. You are on a roll!

Pam Holnback said...

Douglas, Thank you so much! I was so inspired by Utah!