Through the Trees

Melissa Blue Fine Art This painting has been nearly a decade in the making. That is kind of embarrassing to admit! Usually if a painting is just not working I paint it out and use the canvas for something else. This one, though, I always felt could be worth finishing. Finally yesterday I realized whatContinue reading “Through the Trees”

Big Bluestem at Illinois Beach State Park

melissabluefineart.com I meant to be painting snow, but when I was glancing through some photos I took in the fall I was struck anew by the play of colors and texture along this stretch of trail. Late afternoon sunlight was slanting through, picking out the stems of this this fine tall grass. ┬áBesides, we’ve hardlyContinue reading “Big Bluestem at Illinois Beach State Park”

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