|Rural route--6 by 9 watercolor, 140# d'Arches|
Mailboxes are both metaphoric for stages of my life, and like windows and gates and cabins to me...they hint of stories, of unanswered questions, of hopes and fears and the drama of every day life.
|Mailbox, 7 by 9|
It was stimulated by attending the Prix d' West Show at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum yesterday, where I spent three hours being astounded by great art, including watercolors where, among other questions, I asked myself, "How did she do that? More on that show later.
|No mail today, 8 by 10|
Here are the previous four mailbox paintings, in various sizes, chronologically. Can you see the progression artistically?
|Nobody home, 8 by 10|
|Mailboxes, 4 by 5 1/2|