Who Turned Fauvist Painters Loose at the Creek?


One of the most prolific artists of all time nature! These stunning images were captured by another prolific artist our dear friend Catwoods. Thanks for sharing these beautiful images with us Cat!

Catwoods Porch Party

High sun on low water High sun on low water

We walked through the forest down to the creek in glaring sunlight and, yowie, it looks like Les Fauves have been there, painting over parts of our fall creek scenery. We spooked ’em, they must have dropped loaded brushes and palettes full of paint into the water before vanishing from plein air into thin air. All the great colorists throughout history; Matisse, Derain, Van Gogh, Kandinsky, Gauguin, to name a few.

Easy drifting Easy drifting

Kidding! A big sunsmack did this, on the magic reflecting creek at low water. Roaring rays packing color. All increments and permutations are contained in raw sunlight. Those riffles in the foliage and water, those shifting shadows, the clattering dry leaves? Only a light breeze, and frogs. No one, no ghosts, are here.

Some of us are still up there Calming sparkle

Working together at the house, Bud the Editing Cat’s got something to say, “Those wild beasts are out…

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