Painting of the Week

Painting of the Week – Spring Walk

Vibrancy of Under-paintings

Vibrancy of Under-paintings

Here is a sliver of a view of downtown Fargo. The light glowing through the letters on the Iconic Fargo Theatre sign might remind us “Spring will be here before you know it—-oops- Happy Holidays!” Today, however, you might easily relate to that brisk temperature felt during a “Spring Walk” when the early morning light is more colorful than warm.

A highly colorful under-painting was frequently exposed in this painting to dramatize the sunrise and its reflections. Acrylic paint was also layered around the transparent areas in a colorful opaque manner accentuating the glow. Because I’m painting on paper, the texture of the paint is mostly visual.







P.S. Please stop by my

Holiday Open House

Ellen’s Studio | 3374 Maplewood Court | Fargo, ND | 58104

I have missed seeing you! I am very excited about this collection of new originals and I will be giving mini tours about my originals every half hour.

Open House Hours: 

Thursday – November 3rd | 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday – November 4th |
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday – November 5th |
10:00 am – 2:00 pm


  • Free pack of cards just for stopping by – a $8.95 value!
  • Christmas card packs – buy 3 get one free! Order online and write in the name of your FREE pack!
  • Select from beautiful Originals and Giclee Reproductions!
  • Register to WIN a $250.00 Gift Certificate!
  • New Giclées with Pre-Issue Discounts (including Spring Walk)


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