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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

JUNE CLOUDS

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For Midweek Blues







Last week I heard on the news that they were clearing the snow 
on the roads for the summer visitors to come to Yosemite National Park. 
That means that the snow still melting on the mountains like this 
in the Northern part, that the waterfalls will have lots of water. 
Last year  what we know as the green Meadows  
were a brown slushy mess....in June! 
That is California too, it seems:) 





"Snow in June," 15 x 30 inch. Acrylic, St.Germain



Some years ago I did my own rendition in acrylic
(one of my rare acrylic paintings)
of another year that the snow was still melting in June.



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23 comments:

Leckeres für Mensch und Katze said...

Weather is crazy. Your pics are very beautiful! LG Tina

Betsy Grant said...

I love your use of color. This is lovely...

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Your painting is simply lovely!

IT DOESN’T TAKE AN OCEAN

It doesn’t take an ocean
Or a mighty sea,
A simple little raindrop
Is enough for me!

I also like the jewels
Scattered in the grass
After summer thunderstorms
Soak the earth and pass.

There’s also perspiration
Clinging to a nose—
A sign of honest labor,
Or so I suppose!

Wonderful, most wonderful,
Are the seven seas,
But give me downy snowflakes
Clinging to the trees!


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Papaoneone Beach

Nora said...

I love your painting in acrylic, Jeannette. Maybe you should use it more often. It's a medium that seems to suit you well. XOX

Pat Tillett said...

I really like your painting. It's darn good...

NitWit1 said...

Lovely painting rendition of a phenomena captured by photograph. Yosemite is a place I shall probably only see through your eyes.

One said...

Your painting is way more beautiful than the actual scene.

jeannette said...

Tina,
Thank you, Friend:)

Betsy,
Thank you so much! Glad you enjoy it:)

MMTeacher,
Thank you!

Irene,
You have a point! The only problem is that there are not enough days:):) How are you doing with painting, Irene?

Patrick,
Thanks so much, Friend!

Nora said...

I'm not doing with painting at all, Jeannette. I've completely lost my taste for it.

Steffi said...

Great painting of you!Have a nice weekend!

Genie said...

Any artist would find your wonderful tall frame a real dream of a gift. The wood is so beautiful...I know you are thrilled. Your photographs are lovely this week. Genie

Francisca said...

I can imagine the serenity of painting a gorgeous mountain scene like this... lovely, Jeanette.

Pearl Maple said...

Beautiful photo of the view and fabulous painting, it is a special talent to be able to capture those views on canvas

Bare Mio said...

Beautiful shot and painting!
Have a great weekend.

Light and Voices said...

Excellent painting.
Joyce M

jeannette said...

Niwt1,
Sure hope you will still get to do some traveling, friend!

One,
You make me blush!

Irene,
Oh, wow, I hope you get your taste back...sometime...you were good - with a very individual style:)

Steffi,
Thank you so much and also for visiting this blog!

Genie,
Thank you! You mean the easel? Yes, it's a dream!

Francisca,
Thank you!... yeah now you say it, I'm better in these serene scenes than the busy city life scenes.

Pearl Maple,
Thanks so much! Provided we also have a lot of practice:)

Bare Mio,
Thanks so much and enjoy your weekend!

ladyfi said...

What a wonderful painting. That blue nile flower is just gorgeous1

Stewart M said...

Hi there - seems like more evidence that I need to organise another trip to the USA!

The next post with Jacarandas and bottle brush trees has a bit of an Australian feel - I've got both plants within 20ft of my desk!

Cheers Stewart M - Australia

thomas said...

Beautiful mountain view and nice painting too.

NatureFootstep said...

similar to mine. But you have some artwork too. :)

jeannette said...

Stewart,
Thanks for your visit! Haha, if you need evidence, I'll give it to you: the US is more than the Grand Canon, San Francisco, and New York -of course there's also Hawaii...


Thomas,
Thank you, as well as for visiting this blog!

Naturefootstep,
In Dutch they have a saying: two souls, but one thought:) Enjoy your weekend!

jeannette said...

Light and Voices,
Thank you so much, and also for visiting this blog!

Lady Fi,
Thank you Fiona. That melting snow may remind you of where you are living;) yes, tat easel is the most used furniture in my living room

Arija said...

I like your painting of the late snowmelt.