Saturday, April 23, 2011

Rocks and Fences of Springtime

Feather Rock
small, @ 4 x 5"
Pastel
Casey Klahn
point&shoot camera

Remnant Fence, Springtime
small, @ 5 x 7"
Pastel
Casey Klahn
pas camera

In a Wood
@ 9 x 12"
Pastel
Casey Klahn
pas camera

The first two are on sight paintings, and the last is a memory painting.  My apologies for the photography, which is my own.  I will post better ones when available.  But, I wanted you to see the latest things, especially very recent plein air paintings.



24 comments:

Sonya Johnson said...

These are fantastic, Casey! I especially love the last two. Those violets and blues just make the paintings sing!

Happy Easter to you and your family :).

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Sonya! You are very nice - Happy Easter to you and your family!

Debora L. Stewart said...

I love the last one best. Just beautiful. I'm becoming really fascinated with memory work of landscapes.

B Boylan said...

Wow! These are fantastic! Did the weather cooperate? Aren't you in heaven to be back out?
OK, I just have to say this: They make me drool, that delicious color Ooooh! And the simplicity!

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Debora. The last one is less gray - more true colors, but that's the way it photographed. It is based on the woods around Hoquiam, WA.

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Brenda. They both were on slightly windy days, but I made it work. The top one is with my 6 color set, with a couple of grays added.

Irina said...

They are so good. All three of them.

Casey Klahn said...

Thank you, Irina!

Sarah Bachhuber Peroutka said...

The cones and rods in my eyeballs go crazy when I view your work. It's like no other, and I treasure your unique abilities. Thank you.

Cindy Michaud said...

remnant fence: I'm there, or I want to be there...lovely. Am intriguied by idea of limited pastel palatte while plein air...same always? switch around? criteria for selection? do tell.

Donna T said...

Wow, there's a lot of life in each of these, Casey! I wish I could interpret color like that. Happy Easter!

Barbara said...

LOVE these, especially the memory painting!

Casey Klahn said...

Cindy, I wrote about the Six Unisons here.

I knew where I was going, and knew I had room for @3 more sticks so I added a violet and two grays, I think. There is a small vine charcoal in there, and I take a Thumbox/Judson's. I stuck two pieces of La Carte sanded card in the lid, with a little foam core to hold them. And a sketchbook and a pencil. Very light kit.

Casey Klahn said...

Thank you very much, Barbara! It is much like my early color works, but with things I've learned in the past couple years, and some new ideas in there as well.

Deep, dark woods with filtered sunlight, wet ground below and a wild bush. Violet and gray, with ultramarine (browns acting like neutrals).

Casey Klahn said...

Hi, Donna. Glad you like these.

Casey Klahn said...

Hi, Sarah! What a great comment - I laughed. I'm just glad your cones and rods fell upon my blog.

Cindy Michaud said...

Casey - I so appreciate your f/u to questions...will let you know how this m.o. works out. Many thanks for the continuing education.

Casey Klahn said...

You bet, Cindy!

Jala Pfaff said...

Ay ay ay! how gorgeous!! My faves are the last two, perhaps the middle one as #1. Great pinks and violets going on!

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Jala! I am already planning to go bigger with that fence image.

Nika said...

Wow, what fresh beauties! You really know how to make the violets and grays sing. Thanks for sharing, Casey, they are fantastic.

Casey Klahn said...

I'm very happy for your comment, Nika!

tess stieben said...

Loving the color vibrations, hugs!

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Tess.