by Garnett Thompson
Acryllic paint, glazing medium, plywood, masonite, wood glue
The landform in the foreground is laminated plywood, that was clamped together, then cut after drying, and resurfaced with a grinder. To me, it reminds me of many familiar landscapes, such as Monument Valley or images of the Sphinx, or Camel Rock. I created the foreground, which reminded me of a desert landform, which made me think of Santa Fe, once under water, and that inspired the background.
And when I look at it now, I can see the scene expanded beyond this small window and imagine the horizon spreading out in the twilight. This makes me feel calm.
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