prairie landscapes

Colors of Late Autumn on the Prairies

With Christmas days away, we are into a winter cycle. Blizzard, chinook with winds strong enough trucks can't use the north-south highways, next snow storm, bitter cold .... and so it goes.

But artistically my mind has been on the colors of late autumn here on the prairies. The late autumn season when the rich golds of harvest are gone can have a stark beauty defined by flat planes of brown and beige, clumps of grass that have not yet been bleached almost white, frozen ponds, and an endless sky that defines the mood by being brilliant blue or cloudy.
Frozen Pond and Grass art by Judi Suni Hall at Gingezel
As well as using these colors in this landscape they have defined several pieces of art. Read More...