The falls is such an awe inspiring natural wonder, it is really hard to take in. To paraphrase Eleanor Roosvelt when she visited, “This makes poor Niagra look like a kitchen faucet”. It was a long time wish fulfilled, and I did two plein air paintings while there. Well, it is time to do a studio piece, and I started by doing a 12×24 inch ‘small’ study shown below. I may make a few minor adjustments, but it is pretty much finished–
You can click the image to see a larger version. Well, it’s time to break out the big brushes! I have two 36×36 inch canvass which I am going to paint the smaller study onto. It will be a diptych with final measurements of 3×6 feet, which is the largest work I have done so far. I don’t plan on offering it for sale, but want to hang it in my living room as a reminder of my visit to this spectacular wonder of the world. Stay tuned.