The Advent of Spring
9 x 12 in., watercolor
Available through the artist
This little watercolor was painted, on location, high in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado, not far from my home. A true high country lake. The sun shining on remnant patches of snow across the lake caught my eye. There was so much downed timber that added to the design. A fun painting to do.
“I find the West to be unique and full of romance and that’s what I paint. The people, places and things of the American West. With my painting kit I travel the backroads and byways of the West seeking out the character of my subjects and capture it using the effect of light, shadow, shape and value.”
View more of Mike’s work at www.mikesimpsonart.com