Tag Archives: landscape

365, Day 191: Inspiration

Winter landscape. Sometimes, the inspiration is simply picking up a different brush and asking it, what shall we do? (© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)

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365, Day 149: Sturm und Drang

Again, I’ve never painted like this before. It flew out of me and then I immediately hated the hell out of it. I had such a strong urge to just rip it off the watercolor block and trash it. Instead, … Continue reading

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365, Day 141: The Same, Only Different

Familiar scene. Different palette. It ended up with a Samhain kind of feel to me but we’re still a few weeks away from that. Perhaps I am anticipating the death of the old year and the beginning of the new… … Continue reading

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365, Day 127: A Question With No Wrong Answers

Place. Space. Different? Why? (© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)

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365, Day 126: Test of Fire

We’re not there yet but I love the fall season and the glorious colors that are revealed as fall deepens and the foliage changes color. Sometimes it seems like the trees are on fire. Fire tests. Out of fire the … Continue reading

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365, Day 123: Revisitation

Why do we “revisit” memories or places, real or imagined? What is memory? Or imagination, for that matter? This scene is strangely reminiscent of scenes I have painted in the past and yet it is its own. As I revisit … Continue reading

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365, Day 122: Through the Veil

One year ago today I was laid off from my last full-time job. A crazy amount of stuff has happened in the interim. This one-year anniversary is giving me a little kick in the backside especially given the anniversary that … Continue reading

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365, Day 121: Liminal Space

I love sunrises and sunsets. Long walks on the beach, puppies, kittens, well, cats and dogs at least… Where was I? Ah, sunrises and sunsets. There are moments, particularly in sunsets, where the whole world seems hushed as Day and … Continue reading

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365, Day 119: Overcast Inside

Because it was one of those mornings. (© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)

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365, Day 118: Subdued

The birds are back after a bit of a time out, somewhat subdued. I have a feeling that won’t last long… (© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)

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