Cloudy Day, Blue Ridge Georgia

Detail from Cloudy Day Blue Ridge Georgia by Karen LaFontaine

On Exhibit At The Hudgens

I am happy to share that my original landscape painting entitled, Cloudy Day, Blue Ridge Georgia, is currently on exhibit in The Georgia Gallery at the Hudgens Center for Art and Learning, located in Duluth, Georgia. This beautiful oil painting is included in their 10th Annual Juried Members Exhibition, which runs through January 30, 2021.

This striking landscape presents a moment in time, depicting giant clouds forming over Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Painted in the fall of 2019, I created this dramatic scene to celebrate the wonderfully unique colors and majestic beauty of North Georgia. The area known as Blue Ridge is a short drive from my home, where my family has resided for more then twenty years.

In this truly heartfelt landscape, I was drawn to explore the cool color palette inspired by both Georgia’s sky and mountains. To offer contrast to these cool elements, I was excited to add a touch of warm, golden sunlight breaking through the clouds, to reflect off the vibrant, green grass on the lush hillside.

At only ten inches high, and twenty inches wide, this small sized canvas is precious to hold. Hanging on display, the viewer enjoys a scene that takes the eye many miles into the distance. My purposeful intent, of choosing a small sized canvas to present this panoramic vista, made this canvas a very special painting to create. I truly enjoy offering such a scenic, sweeping view, in a size that will grace the wall in every home.

If you too, enjoy the contrast of cool and warm light, and the tension of a large sweeping scene presented on a small scale, then Cloudy Day, Blue Ridge Georgia will delight your heart too!

Thank you for visiting with me in my Artist’s Journal, On The Easel. I love sharing the story of the creation of this one of a kind painting, celebrating the beauty of my home state with you!

Cloudy Day, Blue Ridge Georgia, Landscape Painting by Karen LaFontaine
Cloudy Day Blue Ridge Georgia Oil Painting by Karen LaFontaine

This oil painting is also available for viewing in my online gallery. Article image, detail from Cloudy Day, Blue Ridge Georgia, 10 inches x 20 inches, oil on canvas.

Cloudy Day, Blue Ridge Georgia, fine art print on canvas, is now available in my online gallery in two sizes: 10 inches x 20 inches and 20 inches x 40 inches.

Be well, Karen LaFontaine

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To comment on this post, email the artist at: karen@karenlafontainefineart.com

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