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Marsh Storm

 

 This painting started as a typical painting of marsh grass, water with a "high sky" showing a building thunderhead.  And maybe there was nothing wrong with the work as I finished it.  Or perhaps, it is better to understand that I thought I had finished it but I didn't really like what I had done.  So, with little or no enthusiasm, I simply set it aside. 

 
 

A few days later, something compelled me to put the painting back on my work table.  I'm really not sure why I did it because I didn't have anything in mind except for my dislike about what I had previously done.  But as I studied my work, I decided to do something completely crazy.  Because I had no deep emotional attachment to it, I determined that I would wet the paper with clean water and then "beat" it with a variety of brushes.  But even as I was attacking the paper, I don't think I had an outcome in mind.  And after a short time, I quit because my arms were growing tired from the effort of the beating I had given.  It was an accident, but I stopped at the right time.  For suddenly, as the paper began to dry, I did become excited about what was emerging.  And with just a little more work, 

"Marsh Storm" was complete.  For me, it has the feel of the wind and rain as they move across the marsh.

 

 

"Marsh Storm", the original is a watercolor

on 22 x 15  140# cold press paper and is copyrighted by Gerry

Grimes, the artist.  He retains all rights regarding copies and/or

reproductions regardless of the ownership of the original by

others.  The original has been sold.

 


Giclee reproductions are on archival paper. The colors of the giclee

 are as close as possible to the original, however some differences

may occur.  
Images will be slightly smaller than paper size listed

below due to a  minimum one inch border required for printing.

Prices include ground shipping to the United States.  Contact the artist

for expedited or international shipping charges.

Georgia residents will have 7% sales tax added at checkout.

 

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