Friday, December 19, 2008



December Sun

Watercolor on paper, 5" x 7"
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After a pretty mild fall, winter suddenly came calling. It has been cold but spectacularly beautiful. I do love how snow suddenly transforms a familiar landscape, giving it simplicity and clarity.

24 comments:

Teresa said...

This is simply stunning! Beautiful work!!!

Bill Brauker said...

Wow, another masterpiece. Just amazing!

Christy Fisher said...

Yes, it's a fabulous piece. Don, you've really captured the essence of winter with your talented use of crisp colours, tonal contrast and appealing shapes and contours.
Lovely composition,
Well done!

Sheila Vaughan said...

The light created by all that white and everything just sitting there in majesty. It's wonderful Don.

Theresa Rankin said...

Just found your blog and so happy I did! Beautiful work, Don. This watercolor is incredible! Wonderful sense of place!

Brian Kliewer said...

Cold...but nicely so. :)

Brian

Pierre Raby said...

Just beautiful Don! I also like very much "Open Lead", "The Webmaster",
"Marine Layer"... You're a multi-talented painter, thanks for sharing
these generous works with us. Also,
thanks for your kind comment on my blog, - I just added your link on my blogroll. Have a great week-end,
-Pierre

PAT MEYER -- said...

Another masterpiece. The blue in the snow gives such a cold and mood setting.

Would you be interested in exchanging blog sites?

Busby SEO Test Gary Viray said...

I think that is great piece. I like how you captured the mountain landscape.

Don Gray said...

Welcome, Teresa and thanks! I enjoy your work.

Don Gray said...

Thanks for your kind words, Bill.

Don Gray said...

Christy, good to hear from you. Thanks for your observations.

Don Gray said...

Sheila, you're most kind.

Don Gray said...

Hello Theresa and welcome to my blog. I appreciate your thoughtful comments. I'm enjoying exploring your paintings and blog as well.

Don Gray said...

Hi Brian--thanks!

Don Gray said...

Pierre, you're very kind to drop by. Thanks for the encouragement--it means a great deal coming from such a fine painter.

Don Gray said...

Glad you like it, Pat--thanks.

Don Gray said...

Thanks Gary.

Deborah Paris said...

Beautiful little painting Don!

n warner said...

Beautiful Don...yes, cold and a standout sunny December day. Nina

Don Gray said...

Hi Deborah--thank you. I've been enjoying your paintings and commentary.

Don Gray said...

Nina, thanks for coming by. I'm happy to discover your blog.

laura said...

Beautiful, Don. I love love love the line of light atop the hills, and the way you painted the row of trees fills me with envy, really!

Don Gray said...

You're very generous, Laura--thank you!