Smitten with the Sky...

Cloudscapes #1-#30

Smitten with the Sky Series, Cloudscapes #1-#30

Sometime several years ago while outside painting, I spent the time focusing on painting the sky instead of the landscape in front of me. This experience stuck with me.

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Last year, I took some of the cloud studies and grouped them and framed them as a mosaic, and I just loved the effect. In fact this framed grouping has been gracing our bedroom since then, as I find it to be so soothing.

So earlier this year, I began painting more of these cloudscapes on 6 x 6 inch masonite panels. The more I painted, the more I loved how they looked together…

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…and now I have 30 of these cloudscapes gracing our bedroom.

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Initially, I thought about offering these paintings for sale but as I worked on them I realized that each scene was meaningful in some way. Some of these skies were from various weekend getaways S. and I have taken over the years or from trips to Texas when visiting my grandmother.

It became clear that smitten as I am with the sky, that this series is also very personal and each painting is a love letter to myself and to my husband… something from me, of our time together and where we have been.

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To see each painting individually, please visit my facebook page. Every day in the month of September, each painting from this series will be posted.

If you have a special memory you want captured forever, let me share this moment with you in a beautiful and expressive painting.