Sunday, June 14, 2015

Lifting Fog

Painting a Day, Impressionist oil landscape study by artist Steve Allrich.

Lifting Fog
12"x12" | Oil on panel
Steve Allrich

In my time on Cape Cod I probably painted the dunes more often than any other subject (marshes would have to be a close second). To get to this spot, I followed (on the advice of a friend) an unmarked, overgrown dirt road for about two miles. I thought I'd taken the wrong road and was about to turn around when this view opened up. There was a simple elegance to these shapes that I found irresistible, and the morning haze over the water softened the light and color just a little. Wonderful spot.

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