Greenwaters, Oakridge 8x10
Greenwaters, Oakridge 8x10 SOLD
We stopped along our way back home in a small community called Oakridge, Oregon for an ice cream before we made our way back up the I-5 corridor. A beautiful area with a small public park provided a great place to rest from our travels, and provided an easy access river for the kids and my husband to fish in. This piece took me the full 1 1/2 hour road stop to complete. The water there had this beautiful hint of green to it and my son later discovered the stones in the water had a greenish-aqua tint to them which is what gave the river its' name. This was my first time ever painting a river plein-air, and I think this one works. Although the shoreline where the stones and water meet possibly needs some adjusting.
...and here is my view of the river with my work as a comparison...