30x40" Mixed Media/Canvas
To make the piece appear weathered and aged, a charcoal wash was applied and the edges painted to look frayed and worn. Two little bluebirds perched in branches remind us of the life giving properties that trees provide in a community. To add visual interest, in the lower right side (see below) is a portion of an actual road map of Lake Oswego peeking out from beneath the background.
Update 7-18-10 Sold to a collector in Seattle WA