Thirty-in-Thirty: Day Nineteen . . .

Winter Twilight ⓒ 2013 Michaela Harlow - 16 x 16 - Pastel on Paper

Winter Twilight ⓒ 2013 Michaela Harlow – 16″ x 16″ – Pastel on Paper

After starting early this morning and finishing up ‘Winter Twilight’ —which I began late on Saturday— I broke for lunch just before one o’clock. Right as I was about to press my panini, the power went out. It just came up about a half hour ago at six o’clock, effectively forcing me to take a Sunday afternoon rest. I did manage to take a few photos while I still had daylight to work with, and I started the first couple of layers on a new oil painting. I would have liked to do more, but darkness prevailed.

Today’s piece is all blue shadow and peach light; the colors of twilight reflected upon a stand of skeletal saplings and snow covered ground…

Winter Twilight ⓒ 2013  Michaela HarlowWinter Twilight ⓒ 2013 Michaela Harlow – 16″ x 16″ – Pastel on Paper

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  1. Jen January 20, 2013 at 10:53 pm #

    The audio person in me instantly saw the left to right blue swelling as an amplitude/frequency graph. The sound of winter’s twilight on this particular day. I can hear it.

  2. Michaela January 22, 2013 at 7:29 pm #

    I’ve always considered painting and music to be soulmate arts, so this makes complete sense to me. I see music in color.