Thursday, December 03, 2009

Storm's Arrival

Storm's Arrival
Originally uploaded by linfrye
Daily Practice

The storm arrived early yesterday, and after I had arrived at my friend's home, the heavy rain torrents, winds, and tornado warnings all pelted the trees, homes, cars, and whomever was in its way. At home, we had a power outage and today we're threatened by area flooding.

I sat at my friend's table and painted what I heard but couldn't see .... she too lives in a grove of trees, and I was ever grateful for arriving just a few minutes before the worst of the storm. This painting is based partly on a photo reference of storms we've experienced at the Arboretum and my imagination.

I saw a full moon this morning as I drove in, so today's weather should be a bit better. It'll be a late night with meetings and a long drive home. My son returns for his second surgery next week, so again another busy time.

I hope you all stay safe and dry ....!


Cori Lynn Berg said...

I like that concept.. painting what you hear but cannot see...

Teri C said...

You made this storm beautiful!

Sandy said...

Very Evocative!!

Joan said...

I like your lighting in this!!! Lovely! Glad you were safe through the storm.