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Thursday, October 08, 2009

I Saw it in the Sky


Hawaii, volcano, steam plume, clouds, storm, lava bed, awe, painting, original oil
Converging Conditions work in progress 48 x 60" oil on linen
© 2009 Katherine Kean

I'm back on the large surfaces again with the initial over layer of color complete on this, the largest one, while the other is getting it's finishing touches. I'm liking the effect of working on large areas with big brushes. I'd like to keep it as simple as this is while still feeling complete about it, although I'm wondering how it'll fit in with the rest of my work. Time - and the application of paint - will tell.

Previous Stages:

Storm Clouds Over Lava Field

Back to Work

8 comments:

Palmer said...

This is so luscious with color! I love seeing it develop.

Gabrielle said...

Wow, this is going to be intense! Can't wait to see how it evolves.

Jean Spitzer said...

Wow! was my first reaction when I clicked onto this. This has really come alive for me.

Dianne Poinski said...

I love the drama in this piece! Beautiful!

Claudia Finn said...

This really is so beautiful and the colors so exquisite!!

Katherine Kean said...

Thank you Palmer, Gabrielle, Jean, and Diane! It is fun to see the transitions.

Thanks Claudia, and thanks for coming by!

Diane Hoeptner (hep-ner) said...

Wow Katherine! 48x60, really? It must be absolutely stunning in life! Love all the moody rolling clouds.

Katherine Kean said...

Hi Diane - thanks! Yes it's large.