Monday, January 28, 2008

The Sunset

Sunsets are magical and appear, it seems, from nowhere.... change suddenly and without warning....
Now you see them.... now you don't..... Turn your gaze for a moment and they may have vanished.... They wait for no one...

Moving, bouncing and reflecting color across the sky.... creating a fleeting visual display that spellbinds.

They feel right to be painted Wet on Wet.

I love painting in this manner. It feels natural. Splashing color ... quickly..... moving it... just like a sunset.

approx. 2¼" x 3¾" on 140 lb arches watercolor paper


dberube-art said...


Sorry, that was the first thing I did when I opened your page and saw this image.

There's something very immediate abt. this technique that allows you to document the moment brilliantly.

Gwen Buchanan said...

You are too kind, thank you