Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Scattered Stones by Jason Tako


This tree, actually the lighting on this tree, captured my attention this last Autumn while I was out painting near Ricketts Glen, PA. I created a quick field study of it before the light faded too much. Back in the studio I took some liberties with the shape of the trunk and the leaves. In the actual tree many of the leaves had already fallen off, so I put them back on where I thought they would look good. I also added the stones to imply a stone wall that has been falling apart over the years. Nature, in a way, seems to always and eventually triumph over man's ingenuity.

Scattered Stones
Oil on linen, 18"x24"
$3,000, framed. Contact Jason at luke_tako@yahoo.com to inquire.
See more at www.jasontako.com

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