In the Trees at Thetis Lake

Looking across the lake at the island in the middle of Thetis Lake, I felt the shelter of the woods around me while the sun went down at the end of an early fall day.

I painted this entire painting while my dominant right hand was in a cast, my wrist had been broken. I found it hard to get into the flow of painting that I usually enjoy, but I decided to think of it like working in a new medium. My strokes were much shorter and more deliberate than they usually are. I am glad I painted this painting; It taught me the restriction of my wrist opened possibilities to paint differently, and was unexpectedly liberating.

Original Painting sold

Completed: 2018
#56
Size: 24x18", Medium
432"2
Medium Acrylic on Canvas

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