Eric Merrell

Giant Rock (sketch)


oil on canvas on board
9 x 12 in.
(framed) 13.25 x 16.25 in.
My on-site painting was done at the beginning of summer, with the heat rising and creating updrafts. The wind likes to play pranks, sending dust devils barreling straight at me; theres nothing you can do but close your eyes and mouth, and hold on to your easel.