I painted this first one from a photo taken during our summer fun-in-the-sun. The hay fields must have been taking a rest from a recent harvest and had begun sprouting tiny red orange wild flowers that cast a blanket of hue across the land, making it look like it had been stripped bare, rubbed raw and left bleeding like an open scraped wound.
"Cobalt Echoes" 6x6" Oil on Canvas board
Like those crazy Fun Houses we went into as kids, "Cobalt Echoes" reveals mirrored images on the side of a coffee cup. Images that stretch and bend, twist and warp with the refraction of light ... creating reflections... that remind me how distorted and fractured our own vision can be.