16 May, 2011

Up Country Viewpoints - New Artworks

Orange Butte
7.75" x 7.3"
Pastel (Rives BFK)
Casey Klahn


You will be seeing some upcountry landscapes here as we get the professional photos taken.  This is an exiting time.  


In eastern Washington, we have buttes, which are hills that promote themselves by standing alone.
  


Thanks to John W. Stinson for finding this video.

13 comments:

Cindy Michaud said...

Always wondered what a butte was...that a long U, no? very cool.

SamArtDog said...

Seeing new art from Casey is always exciting. This one is a real butte (ouch). In spite of the luscious oranges and violets, it's those grays which astound.

Ahhh.. America the beautiful, where the wind do blow.
I assume John leans to the left just like every thing left standing out there on the Palouse.

Casey Klahn said...

Cindy, it is pronounced b-You-t, or like beauty without the last vowel. Maybe like, It's a beaut, if that's even a word.

Thanks!

Casey Klahn said...

You'll have to ask John about his leanings. Since he's in Seattle, I'd be leaning west, into the wind.

More new images coming soon!

Irina said...

Great pastel. Great. I am surprised that the painting is 7x7. Feels much bigger size.

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Irina.

Maybe it's a candidate for making bigger. I hope the sense of place is big, at any rate.

Donna T said...

Those colors and shapes were meant for each other! I can't wait to see more, Casey.

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks for looking here, Donna!

Sara Mathewson said...

Another beautiful one Casey. i have some Rives BFK but haven't tried it yet. how do you like it? what are your favorite papers and sanded surfaces?

Casey Klahn said...

La Carte is my favorite. Rives perhaps is my #2, but it does require more effort of me. It is hard to get edges, but there are tricks for that.

I have a ream of dozens of sheets of Rives BFK heavyweight.

Jala Pfaff said...

P.S. I LOVE the little bright-orange sparkles.

Brian McGurgan said...

Beautiful work, Casey - very nice color relationships and composition. Looking forward to seeing more of your recent pastels as the photos get taken!

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Brian.

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