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Bevahlee
01-28-2013, 12:12 PM
very pretty

Caddisman
01-28-2013, 12:16 PM
The original thread is here. (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1305820)


A forest trail in the nearby mountains; 16" x 20" on panel.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Jan-2013/206264-forest_trail-sm.jpg

Thanks for viewing.

Bill

susme48
01-28-2013, 06:51 PM
Wonderful!

YLCIA
01-28-2013, 07:56 PM
beautiful!

OkeeKat
01-28-2013, 08:14 PM
Gorgeous!! Love it!!

chammi kaiser
01-29-2013, 04:57 AM
Oh, now that is where I want to be. Wonderfully inviting. I really like this painting. Well done indeed.

cem
01-29-2013, 08:15 AM
Love it! The rocks are very well done. I can almost feel the moss. I like the contrast of the delicate light leaves against the darkness and weight of the forest.

laf.art
01-29-2013, 09:34 AM
really lovely

Charlie's Mum
01-29-2013, 10:14 AM
It's gorgeous - mysterious, atmospheric and inviting.
Sorry the WC gremlins have made your opening post second!!! :rolleyes:

gaykir
01-29-2013, 12:32 PM
Well done Bill.

noodle1
01-29-2013, 12:38 PM
Beautifully done, great atmosphere and feel to this!!!

AprilJoy
01-29-2013, 02:53 PM
Ahhh, that's a path I'd love to follow!! You can almost smell the forest!

Caddisman
02-02-2013, 12:38 PM
I apologize for my tardy response. My PC came down with a severe case of dementia (loss of memory) and I had to change my email and password, causing those same gremlins that Maureen mentioned to keep me from posting until I was "verified" again.

Thank you all, my fellow artists, for the replies and kind words. It's very nice to have such positive support.

Bill

Dcam
02-02-2013, 01:13 PM
Bill: what a lovely background for that super tree. It all comes together beautifully.

Derek:thumbsup:

Raymo
02-02-2013, 02:31 PM
Oregon boys can sure dab that paint !

catjoe
02-02-2013, 04:38 PM
I am a lover of all things mossy...this is gorgeous.

Kathy

Caddisman
02-03-2013, 11:27 AM
Thank you very much, Derek, Raymo, and Kathy.

Bill

ColinS
02-03-2013, 12:02 PM
Really beautiful painting. Very 'Pacific Northwest' eh? When I am out in the forest I am often struck by those shards of sunlight that make it down almost all the way to the forest floor and hit some smaller plant down at eye level or ground level and bring it to life. This painting captures that brilliantly.

FromtheDeep
02-03-2013, 02:22 PM
Beautiful!!!! I love the colors, golden and natural. Love it!!!

Yannse
02-03-2013, 02:36 PM
It's so touch for me ! It seems I had been there before, really familiar ,just like some park around my home. My heart feel warm during the long white winner see your art! Good job!

bhavani.krishnan
02-03-2013, 04:04 PM
Beautiful. Really well done!

Caddisman
02-04-2013, 12:43 AM
Thank you, bhavani, Jiemin, and JB.

Colin, thanks for your comment, and as a Pacific Northwesterner you'll recognize that bright tree as a vine maple (Acer cercinatum), one of my favorite trees of the understory. In the fall they light up the dimness below the big conifers with their bright fall color on leaves that are paper thin. Their struggle to collect sunlight makes them slender and delicate; vine-like.

Bill

jocko500
02-09-2013, 12:04 AM
wonderful done

Caddisman
02-10-2013, 11:08 AM
Thanks, Joko.

Bill