The striking contrast of blue skies and scorched desert sands is the focus of this piece. Piercing the landscape are powerful jagged trees, surviving between the state of petrified wood and stoic greenery.
30 x 40 inches
Oil, Gold Leaf, Paper Additions on Canvas
This was Diana's first time to this part of the area and it truly deserves its namesake. The stones shine with brilliant gold hues every time the sun hits the peaks and ridges. It’s a true marvel. One can spend hours just hanging out on a ledge here, being in complete serenity.
Amidst solitary pines and jagged multi-level rock formations one feels the truly sublime nature of the world. Everything blends and yet stands on its own, adding unique elements that one's eye never gets tired of absorbing.
It feels like you're walking on Mars. The narrow hallways leading into mysterious openings, the multi-colored cliffs of the most surreal shapes, the rare bunches of greenery accentuating the warmth of the landscape. It's transcendental