|Winter Spirit coming, 11"x15" watercolor and colored pencils|
I had just completed, or so I think, this little piece. I had lot of fun with it, as it evolved slowly. Mostly,I was really intrigued by the contrast of temperature and thus the title. The hot and the cold contrasts of day and night temperatures, the vegetation changing in appearance, the slow shutting down of vital functions I am witnessing as Autumn progresses, all speak of winter arriving. I am finding lot of beauty in this transition. Creating this piece got me to really appreciate the vitality that continues even through the dark and cold months to come.
Here is a progression of this piece: