Eyes That Can See Above the Clouds © 2012 Karen Mathison Schmidt
6 x 6 inches • oil on archival, museum-quality Gessobord
gloss varnish for UV protection
auction ends May 24
Couldn’t help including that quote above the painting again ... and as you can see, I decided to take my title from it. Even though in real life, whenever Blue is looking up, it’s not to try to see above the clouds, but to try to see a pesky squirrel up in a tree.
As you can also see, I did decide to keep those vivid orange-y reds in the background. Thanks for all your input on that ... you emboldened me to go with my inclination!
Plus I was able to get the oak tree landscape I’ve been working on almost finished today. Here’s a peek at the progress: