Playing Hide & Seek (Clouds on a Roll)
12" x 12"
Encaustic and Pen & Ink on Wood
I was standing in a parking lot admiring some awesome clouds
when a voice beside me said, "I used to play hide and seek in
those kind of clouds." I looked over and saw an elderly
gentleman who then told me he was a pilot during the war. He was
also an author, Harold C. Rosser, and this is the kind of plane
on the cover of one of his books. I finally got to illustrate a
moment I never forgot from ten years ago.
I combined it to a scene captured on one day of hiking in the Great Smoky
in the summer. The clouds would come and go sometimes totally
obscuring the view and other times exposing a blue sky. It was a
magical and mystical day as the mountains lived up to their
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