Branches III "Intrigue" - Oil & Cold Wax on Panel


Original oil painting of a leafless tree in a moody foggy atmosphere. This is one in a series of three tree landscape paintings from the "Branches Collection" designed and painted by artist Carla Thomson.

Each artwork is painted on a cradled hard panel board with oil paints mixed with cold wax. The cold wax medium is made from natural beeswax and makes the oil colors thicker for a more textured surface with a matte finish.

I have a great affection for trees, their beauty, variety and most especially the shade they provide in summer. We also find so much meaning in trees; beauty, strength, wisdom, and my favorite - being rooted while still reaching for the sky. Whichever of these sentiments have meaning for you, this beautiful drawing will be a constant reminder. Hang it alone or in a set of three to make a statement and a captivating addition to your home or office decor.

The inspiration: These are three different perspectives of a single tree. I came across it while visiting the beautiful grounds of the Lyndhurst estate in New York. I'm reluctant to admit that I don't remember what kind of tree it is. I get so caught up in the visual imagery and forget everything else.

Click here to see the sketches done as studies for these paintings.

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Titled: "Intrigue"
∙ Panel measures 18" x 24" x 1.5"
∙ Sides are painted so no need to frame
∙ Ready to hang with hardware installed

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