|Jim and Ed Painting by the River|
After breakfast and an early round of "show-and-tell" in which we shared yesterday's paintings, we boarded the shuttle for Canyon Junction. This is another of my favorite spots because you can get right down to the water among the cottonwoods and get fantastic views down the canyon toward the Watchman. Today, the water was rushing fast, thanks to some snow Zion had a few days before we arrived, and it was a beautiful blue-green with coppery accents. The weather has warmed up some, and the morning winds have disappeared, so it was delightful down by the water.
I did a 9x12 pastel of the view. I was itching to capture the cool cast shadows on the water and its juxtaposition to the warmer, sunlit water. The view was, really, just secondary.
|Cool Waters, 9x12, pastel - SOLD|
|The Watchman, 12x9, oil|
|Nancy and Lyn Touch Up their Pastels|
Dinner tonight at Cafe Soleil. Then tomorrow, I think we'll head back to another of my favorite spots,which I'll reveal in the next blog post.