Fern Canyon

The forest primeval exists today in the redwood rainforests of costal Northern California. The canyons only entrance is from a narrow outlet to the sea. Shear rock walls, nearly vertical, are festooned with ancient ferns. Water runoff trickles down from unseen heights and a clear shallow creek meanders underfoot. Colors are saturated, rich, and lush. Deep within the box canyon a fallen redwood stands sentinel over the precious fragility of this cross section in time. It could easily be sixty million years ago. The ten-month painting remains a color awakening into the realm of intuition and all subsequent works have been leaps of faith grounded in awareness. This image is painted on canvas and is also available in limited edition giclee prints. email for pricing.

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chuck vest 20 Jul 2006

excellent work

Renee Nemerov 25 Dec 2005

Skillful! Well Done

Christine brand 09 Apr 2005

The cross over into the womb of the world! U have found it n shown us the way n the whereabouts! Love the serenity. great textures n forms n feel of the beginnings of time. Have a great day n take care n stay well. CB

WESTERN ARTWORK By Denny Karchner 27 Mar 2005

absolutely stunning piece John. gorgeous colors and composition. nicely done my friend.--denny

Tabitha Borges 22 Mar 2005

So real and abstract the same time awesome piece..