Take a moment to gaze upon "Ripples," my artwork depicting the captivating Weston Turville Reservoir. As you observe the scene, imagine yourself standing before this serene body of water, taking in its tranquil beauty.
What catches your eye first? Is it the soft clouds that adorn the sky, their reflections gently painting the surface of the lake? Or perhaps it's the bird gracefully paddling through the water, leaving a trail of ripples in its wake. What do you think the bird's presence adds to the overall atmosphere of the painting?
I invite you to imagine yourself in this scene, breathing in the fresh air and feeling a sense of calm wash over you. How does it make you feel? Does it evoke a sense of peace and relaxation, or does it spark a particular memory or emotion within you?
As the artist, my intention was to capture the essence of this place that I walk to daily. But I also wanted to create a space for you, the viewer, to connect with the artwork in your own way. So, please, share your thoughts and impressions. What does "Ripples" evoke in you? What stories or feelings does it stir within your heart?
Let's engage in a dialogue about this artwork, exploring the beauty of the Weston Turville Reservoir together. Your perspective and insights will bring new life to the painting, creating a rich and vibrant conversation about the power of art and nature's influence on our lives.
Oil on masonite board (Ampersand™ Gessobord™)
12 × 12 inches (30.48 × 30.48 cm)