I hope this painting inspires you to take in nature even when your adventure is almost done for the day. After an awesome ride I ended up taking a wrong turn on the lower trails on Seymour. I ended up pushing my bike up a hill on Bridal Path that I was hoping to avoid on my route. The sun was starting to set. This biking detour led me to taking in a lovely view of the sunset that inspired this painting. The sun glowed orange and warmed the cool dark greens of the forest.
This painting is part of the 'Time to Explore' collection released in June 2022.
Time to Explore collection is a reminder to you to make time to explore nature. More than making just enough time to park at the trail head, start your Strava app and race through a planned route. But time to spend a moment exploring, looking, deviating from the route and taking it in.
"Our encounters with nature can be poignant because they remind us that nature is something we are always meaning to get more interested in, but rarely get around to attending to." ~ Alain de Botton in the book Art as Therapy
Details about this painting
This painting is acrylic paint on canvas. The canvas is gallery wrapped (1.5" thick) and I continue the painting around the edges (as shown in the photo). It can be hung on a wall with or without a frame. The painting is signed in paint on the front "JHastie" and signed and dated on the back. The painting comes with hanging wire and hardware. I varnish with gloss varnish.
Joanne Hastie original 2022
Acrylic on Canvas
18" x 24"
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