Friday, September 6, 2013

Route 65 from Bakersfield to Sequoia

   

A quick watercolor study of the landscape on the road from Bakersfield to see the big trees in Sequoia a few weeks ago. We took a short tour of Central California with the boys while visiting them for summer break. It was so dry and dusty, more that I remembered. And the light was so sharp and crisp.  I exaggerated the warmth/color of the grasses with the intent of balancing the deep shadows.  Too much? What do you think?

3 comments:

hmuxo said...

This quick watercolor study is lovely and I love your previous painting as well. I'm glad you're back, Maria...its been too long!!!

Jill Eudaly said...

I like the yellow, CA warmth!

Damião Vieira said...

Hope everything with Maria.
I think an excellent job, very difficult to achieve in watercolor this game warm colors in the foreground with the cold behind, love those blues.

Kiss your friend ......
Damião Vieira