Dusk at Upper and High

oil on board 24"x30"

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This painting was started in late 2018 and painted through March 2019. There were several days it was overcast, frigid, and windy so progress was slow. I was first inclined to paint here early on in June as I admired the view of 21C, the building with arched windows on the upper stories that is barely visible now due to the new construction. I waited too long to return and this what's currently visible. However, I also find this incredibly engaging.

I knew it was time to wrap this painting up when they completed hanging the first row of the glass facade. I tried very hard to capture the ever changing color relationships as dusk raced over the skyline .. this painting for me is all about that fleeting, transitional light.




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