Artwork by Monica Gunderson

Sunset Painting for Sale

Acrylic Paintings

Landscape and Sunset Paintings


Morning in Bloom

Acrylic Painting for Sale

 

Morning in Bloom - acrylic painting on canvas for sale

Morning in Bloom © 2017 Monica Gunderson - All Rights Reserved; Unauthorized Reproduction Prohibited

DMCA.com Protection Status

 

Morning in Bloom

A surreal acrylic painting depicting a landscape with sunrise over the Columbia River in south-east Washington State.

Certificate of Authenticity with the Artists' signature included.

*Art Prints Not Available for this Painting

Size: 12 x 24 inches

Price: $360.50

 

 


Story Behind the Art:

"Morning in Bloom" is a painting inspired from a long past memory of when I still lived in Washington State, nearby the Columbia River. The year before moving to Modesto, I recall a morning when a group of friends and I had walked down to the Columbia River and watched the sunrise. The way the clouds surrounded the sun, appeared to be flower petals or rose petals opening up in a golden hue, hence why the yellow-gold rose sunrise within the painting. The slightly streaked silver and white lines dashed across the artwork represent a lapse in time, or age. This particular memory occurred almost twenty years from the date this painting was completed. To imitate the lapse in time, I painted the static-like lines to resemble a screen on an old cathode-ray-tube (CRT) television.

At first, I was quite hesitant of painting these static-like lines. Unsure what the outcome would be, I tried an experiment first to see if the artwork with the static lines would resonate with me. Once the painting was dry (pre-static lines), I covered the painting with plastic wrap and painted the silver and white lines and dashes on top. I left the painted plastic wrap on the painting for a few days so I could get a general sense of what the artwork could look like with the silver and white lines. Liking what I saw, I removed the plastic wrap and painted the silver and white configurations on the canvas, and completing the piece. 


PayPal Acceptance Mark 
Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions Copyright Policy Shipping and Handling 
FAQ Payment Plan

Monica Gunderson Fine Artist

Modesto CA