For a long time, I have wanted to do a painting of hot air balloons. The subject is a challenging one, with so many rounded objects with unusual patterns. And, I had to add another challenge... that of a long graduated background. It was lots of fun, and I may do more balloons soon!
2013 Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Festival
oil on canvas,
24 x 18 x .88
commission for Miller, Spokane, WA