Saturday, November 5, 2016

Sinking Into the Late Afternoon

A 9x12 oil on panel that I started at the top of Sheep Hill a couple days ago, and finished yesterday after a couple more visits.  There's a small stone bench at the lower left.  One can sit there and look north into Vermont across several miles of hills and mountains.  If it's a bright day, the shadows of clouds will slowly move across the mountains.  Yesterday,  one cloud directly overhead left a distant, seemingly unrelated shadow on the mountains.  Its source I quickly realized was the sun sinking into the late afternoon behind me.  The low sun was lined up with the cloud to throw a far away shadow.

No comments: