Daily Archives: February 19, 2011

The light returns….

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“The light returns – stuck to the sky with black tape – electrical and fleeting as a promise.”

Oil pastel on gesso coated paper (brown bogus rough), charcoal, pencil, handmade collage papers.  9″ x 12″

February is my favorite winter month.  The trees are still bare, but the light begins creeping back.  The beginning of the month it’s very subtle, by mid-February I notice the sky is still light at 5:30 pm, and end month it lasts even longer.   In Portland it’s mostly gray skies, today, there was sunshine – fleeting- but still the promise of spring hangs there just behind those gray clouds! 

 

Detail.