Honesty - Original Impressionist Style Oil Painting of a Tree - Forest Painting

14" x 11" Oil on canvas panel.
Available through www.KimVanDerHoek.com

Painted on location during a beautiful spring day - I could hear the leaves rustle in this tree when the breeze would stir. The leaves on this tree had just emerged from their buds and were a lovely shade of green.

This quiet spot is located in the Irvine Regional Park in Orange, California. I set out that morning to paint a portrait of a tree to further my understanding of their structure. What you see is my response to this subject the morning I created this, it’s an honest interpretation of what I saw that day, hence the title – “Honesty.”


martinealison said…
Une très belle interprétation de la nature... J'aime les arbres.
Vos nuances de couleurs sont très belles.

Gros bisous à vous.
Karen Bruson said…
Beautiful color palette.
Kamara Larry said…
You have a beautiful use of light in your work!!! I have not done any plein air painting myself but your work makes me feel inspired.
Thank you!!!
Stephanie Berry said…
I looked at this blown up. That letting the white show through a bit adds to the glittering light. Nice!
Giancarlo said…
Molto bello il tuo quadro, brava!felice giornata a Te...ciao

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