40"x40" oil on canvas
I know, I know, it's only August, the temperatures are still hot, the colours are still predominently green. For an artist who loves the Fall it is actually time to start painting Fall colours. This is where the files of Falls Past have to come into play. My favourite time of year by far is the Autumn season. The fire and burst of colours that God paints accross this great land of Canada are simply breath taking. So now I begin my artists journey into the colours of Fall. I hope you enjoy and watch as they unfold on www.robertmcaffee.com
Today I drove my kids up to a campling spot near Algonquin Park. A controled location but in the real out of doors and deep in the heart of Ontarios most powerful landscapes known. I can see my children and my wife beginning to develope a wonderful appreciation for this great land which exists just off the beaten path that most travelers take. They will be canoeing, hiking, taking pictures and just plain soaking it all in. I had to return to work on plans for the next show in Parry Sound but I miss them and really feel jealous that I cannot enjoy it with them. So I dedicate this new oil to them: Low Sun on Pine Trees.
The Artists Journey
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This sketch above became this finished painting below
The Pine Tree Painter.
How did I become known as the Pine Tree Painter? You could say I paint a lot of Pine Trees, that would be true. I paint a lot of other things too, but Pine Trees, Spruce Trees, Birch and others seem to be a continuous string in what i do. I just like the way they stand there like a custodian of the land. or a greeter to nature. So, I continue down the path with the Pine Tree Painter name on my head, It's ok.