Sunday, March 20, 2016

Pastel landscape: edge of night




Edge of Night
16hx12w soft pastels on Uart 400
©2016 C.L.Burgess


Took a break from organizing my pastels and decided to revisit a scraped off painting surface that I used an alcohol wash on and just play with color. The other night's sunset came to mind, how it carved its intensity through the branches of the treetops outside my studio. Right before everything gets darkly silhouetted, there is a cool stillness in contrast to the heat of the setting sun.
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