In the Deep Cathedrals
9X12, Oil on Panel
This is Swamp Falls. It is in a deep, deep holler in the heights of the Ozarks Mountains in Johnson County. This was one of the most fascinating places I've been in the Ozarks. The amount of water that was flowing was incredible and all the while I was there I imagined some other civilization besides our materialist culture which had made this place into hallowed ground...
I started this in plein air using the Golden Opens but they refused to dry and I had to completely redo it in the studio with oils.