18 x 12
This photo from my trip to the Phoenix DBG was just that....long shadows and golden light. Though I can paint for a long time on my cache of photos from that one visit to the DBG, I sometimes find a new painting in a tiny piece of the photo. From this photo - I focused only on the far left - where the morning sun hit the agave and the pathway that winds invitingly to the left and out of the picture.
Initially, I considered naming the painting "Sharp Turn" playing off the agave and the curve in the path. Then as I painted, it was about the Agave and the honey colored sunlight and I considered "Catching Rays". Then..as I wrote this, I came to realize it was all about the light and shadows....so maybe "Longshadow". That's the progression of the naming, here's the progression of the painting. I really liked the light/shadow on the path and the honey light touching the blue agave leaves. Hmm...makes me think of agave nectar....maybe that's another name - "Nectar Light"
|Sharp Turn or Catching Rays|
Longshadow or Nectar Light
18 x 12
I'm interested to know which name strikes you as most fitting for the painting?
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