My Journey into Oils
I’m a Sedona artist who typically works with watercolors, but “Creekside Cathedral” pushed me out of my comfort zone. It was my first venture into oils, inspired by the beauty of a Sedona vortex.
In 2012, I had the privilege of learning from Donny Blackburn, a seasoned artist. He taught me the intricacies of oil painting and guided me through the creation of this piece.
“Creekside Cathedral” reflects my humble attempt to capture the essence of Sedona’s landscapes in a new medium. It’s been a journey of growth and exploration, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to share it with you.
Variations on Cathedral Rock
Cathedral Rock holds a special place in my heart, inspiring me to create multiple versions of its majestic beauty. From “Sacred Reflections” to “Cathedral Magic,” to name a few, each piece captures the timeless allure of this iconic Sedona landmark.
As a Sedona artist, I’ve been drawn to Cathedral Rock’s enchanting presence, portraying its west side in “Creekside Cathedral.” Like the others in the collection, this painting serves as a testament to the captivating essence of Sedona’s landscapes, all imbued with the energy of the vortex.
If you’re captivated by Cathedral Rock’s magnificence, I invite you to experience it firsthand in Sedona. There’s something truly magical about witnessing this natural wonder in person, a beauty that transcends words and can only be fully appreciated in the heart of Sedona’s landscape.
Delve into the enchanting backstory of Creekside Cathedral, a captivating portrayal of Sedona’s iconic Cathedral Rock.
Within this mesmerizing landscape painting, Cathedral Rock’s spires, often likened to the fingers of a vortex, hold a special significance. Affectionately known as “The Lovers,” they embody a tale of love and transformation deeply rooted in local lore.
Legend tells of a couple plagued by discord until a Great Spirit intervened, guiding them to behold the breathtaking beauty of Sedona. This encounter caused them to experience a profound shift in perspective, and they found harmony amidst the splendor of their surroundings.
Since that pivotal moment, the couple has remained enchanted by Sedona’s landscape, their story serving as a poignant reminder of nature’s transformative power and the enduring strength of love.
As you immerse yourself in Creekside Cathedral, let this tale whisk you away into a world where love, beauty, and the magic of Sedona intertwine in an eternal embrace.