LandEscapes

The inspiration for the “LandEscapes” series is rooted in being outside with nature. Ultimately, I paint these scenes to remember a connection I had with the earth. When I’m outside in nature, I have episodic escapes from the busy, chaotic life of the city where I can momentarily appreciate the natural beauty around me. I know these scenes won’t be around forever, so my paintings are attempts to recapture my LandEscapes.

My paintings originate from photographs I take or sketches I make while in the field. In my studio, I reinterpret the chosen scene by focusing on layering saturated colors to give shape to various landforms or natural elements. After I finish the painting, I tie the scene together with dark contour lines with black marker. These fluid, organic lines portray the ebb and flow of nature and are inspired by my love for topographic maps.

12″ x 16″ Posters for sale! You can buy LandEscapes 2, 3, 4, and 9 through my Etsy shop RenaePatrice Etsy Shop

 

LandEscapes 1 - 5" x 7", 2016

LandEscapes 1 – 5″ x 7″, 2016

LandEscapes 2

LandEscapes 2 – 12″x”12, 2016

landescapes_redrocks_web

LandEscapes 3 – 16″x20″, 2016

LandEscapes4_web

LandEscapes 4 – 16″x20″, 2016

LandEscapes5_RockFace_Web

LandEscapes 5 – 9″x12″, 2016

LandEscapes6_web

LandEscapes 6 – 5″x7″, 2016

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LandEscapes 7 – 9″x12″, 2017

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LandEscapes 8 – 8″x10″, 2017

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LandEscapes 9 – 8″x10″, 2017

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LandEscapes 10 – 4″x12″, 2017

LandEscapes12_Lake-Reflection_web

LandEscapes 11 – 12″x16″, 2017

LandEscapes11_SanJoasis_backyard sunset_web

LandEscapes 12 – 16″x20″, 2018

LandEscapes13_Bahia_web

LandEscapes 13 – 5″x7″, 2018

LandEscapes14_JughandleHouse_Web

LandEscapes 14 – 5″x7″, 2018

LandEscapes15_twistytree_web

LandEscapes 15 – 16″x20″, 2018

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