Ron’s Poplars

July 2018
0.75” wrapped canvas

Artist Statement

The inspiration for this painting came from a photo taken by a friend of the family, then sent to me as a possible idea for a painting. I immediately loved the concept of the warm golden light casting long shadows over the patches of snow and wet ground, and the scrawny poplar trunks being dappled by the light and shadow. So I set about to create my interpretation of that photo, all the while feeling like the ‘Group of Seven’ was somehow lurking in the shadows of this painting!