"Mustard, Water Tower, Stag's Leap"

pastel 26" x 10" 2004

Last winter, when the mustard was in full bloom, I spent a wonderful morning capturing it on film. I was accompanied by my friend, Jessel, who shows my work at her Jessel Gallery in Napa. Back in my studio, I used my artistic license and placed it before this water tower, beneath the stunning Stag’s Leap cliffs. This combination reminded me of my French "Geraniums, Sunflowers, Pyrenees" as I continue to depict "Here and There".