Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Along the Turquoise Trail

12"x12", studio painting, layered oils

I painted this from several photos I took of a road trip along the Turquoise Trail between Albuquerque and Santa Fe.  It is a lovely drive through the mountains and rolling vistas into the beautiful northern New Mexico landscape.  I have a personal attachment to the views near Santa Fe because that is where I grew up.  Growing up in Santa Fe I was surrounded by art, culture and the beautiful southwest landscape that has inspired so many artists.  I feel so lucky to have grown up in that environment.


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