For me, painting is more than a way of seeing. It gives me an opportunity to use all my senses and to explore more than just a single aspect of a scene.
"Skagit Valley Fallow Fields" class demonstration by Michele Cooper
Previously I posted a watercolor depicting the serenity of winter in the Skagit Valley, featuring the quiet season in the farmland. But this painting gets us into the earthy part of the landscape; the mud, the weeds, the texture.