Often we overlook the simplest things in life only to find that they are the ones that provide the most pleasure or contain the most beauty. We look for the perfect composition, the pristine flower, the right light - all to achieve a pleasing piece of work. We work so hard at achieving perfection that we often miss it entirely but ignoring the obvious and searching for the unobtainable.
This is a quick acrylic sketch of a view stretching across a field in Saskatchewan. To the farmer it represents revenue, hard work and investment. To the average person it is 'just a field'. To an artist it represents values, light, form and potential to make the ordinary into the extraordinary.