Saturday, November 6, 2010

Autumn Gold

The other day dawned beautiful, sunny and warm. Since October was almost at an end, I knew there might not be many more days fitting that description before the gray, leafless days of fall rolled in. I was scheduled to spend the afternoon in the studio, but decided instead to take my watercolor sketch book and small travel palette out to find something pretty to sketch.

The leaves on the trees at a near-by park were at their peak of autumn color, seeming to almost glow in the sunlight. Here is my interpretation.

Autumn Gold
watercolor sketch in Moleskine sketchbook
©2010 Stacy Rowan

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Ann said...

And your sketch glows too! Lovely watercolor.

Stacy said...

Thanks Ann!

Mary Jane said...

I like the way you make those yellows sing and glow. Not an easy task! But you have captured the feeling of autumn beautifully with this sketch.