16 x 20 inchesAfter the NCAR Fire2022-08-11$450.00

I started this painting in June 2021 and as I like to refer to a painting that is hopelessly flawed, “A dog’s dinner”. It was a real mess and I was seriously thinking about tossing it in the scrap bin. On March 26, 2022 there was a grass fire to the south of the NCAR, (National Center for Atmospheric Research). This fire burned the grassy draw, exactly where I had started the painting nearly a year earlier. The scorched hillside completely changed the color composition and the bare earth better revealed the contours of the rising foothills