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Dana Washburn Hilty 

Abstract Painting

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Yellow Fields in Surrey

Posted on May 19, 2014 at 4:11 AM Comments comments (0)
The Canola Oil Flower
The Canola Oil Flower
Surrey, England
Birds Eye View of the Yellow crops
Birds Eye View of the Yellow crops
Surrey, England
Vast fields of Yellow
Vast fields of Yellow
Surrey, England
"Consumed in Yellow #1"
"Consumed in Yellow #1"
40W x 60H
"Consumed in Yellow #2"
"Consumed in Yellow #2"
40W x 60H
"Consumed in Yellow #1 AND #2
"Consumed in Yellow #1 AND #2
Shown as Pair hung side by side










As I mentioned before, the landscape in Surrey has inspired me and my paintings.  This Spring the Surrey Hills jolted me out of the Winter grays and into the  yellow oranges of sunshine preceding the upcoming Summer.  The Color is wonderfully bold and consumed me.  The fields of Rapeseed are vast and the farmers here grow the crops for the production of animal feed, vegetable oil and biodiesel.  

London- Beautiful Color Door

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)
The "Green Door" at Waitrose grocery store
The "Green Door" at Waitrose grocery store
The "Green Door" #2
The "Green Door" #2
The "Green Door" #3
The "Green Door" #3
On my weekly runs to the Waitrose grocery store I keep seeing this beautiful door located in the parking lot.  The door is old and the paint is peeling however the color green is so magnificent I keep thinking about it for inspiration on a painting.  The green is so pure, and full of life.  It reminds me of the color of green grass or the first buds of leaves on trees in the spring.  I decided to take a picture of it to put in my studio for inspiration.  The british parking lot attendant thought I was crazy when he saw me photographing the door from several different angles. 

Now I will see where the inspiration takes me...........

London, UK - Tate Modern Art Museum

Posted on January 11, 2014 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)
There was a special exhibit within the museum showing an artist I admire,  Paul Klee.  I really identified with this excerpt from his diary about his feeling regarding color and and how it "possesses" him.
There was a special exhibit within the museum showing an artist I admire, Paul Klee. I really identified with this excerpt from his diary about his feeling regarding color and and how it "possesses" him.
Artist: Paul Klee
Artist: Paul Klee
Artist: Paul Klee
Artist: Paul Klee
Tate Modern- London, England
Tate Modern- London, England
Another one of my favorite artists was shown, the german artist Gerhard Richter. I love his use of color and the textural nature of his paintings.
Artist: Gerhard Richter
Artist: Gerhard Richter
Artist: Gerhard Richter
Artist: Gerhard Richter

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