"Cascading Spanish Moss" 40 x 30 Acrylic Painting on Canvas
Look up in all things this season and see the beauty cascading down around you where you least expect it. The ordinary becomes extraordinary from a different perspective.
Spanish Moss is always intriguing as it hangs like veils of history in sleepy coastal towns. It survives as it takes it's nourishment from the air and the freedom from the breezes off the ocean. It sways and shimmers in different lights.
This work is dozens of layers of paint applied in dozens of different ways. When I paint nature I must be unplanned and spontaneous to capture the reality of what is nature. Althought the work is varnished you will see the layers and texture below as they shimmer including the accents in iridescent pearlized paint to accent the base of the Spanish moss closest to the viewer looking up