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alkratzer
03-29-2010, 04:43 AM
This had a Pacific coast feel to me.

Valerie
03-29-2010, 04:55 AM
Al what a fabulous painting and I love the sky and the mts. Great work.
Val

Alexandra
03-29-2010, 06:35 AM
Totally love this Al. Wonderful!:):):):):):):)

coops
03-29-2010, 07:08 AM
Vibrant, warm and ohhhhhhhhh I want to be there. Great painting Al:)

Eileen724
03-29-2010, 07:37 AM
Really, really cool, Al! It really does have that Baja feel to it. Great colors and vibes!

AT-TA
03-29-2010, 08:21 AM
Gorgeous colors on the mountains, Al. They are so well comunicating with the eyes...Lovely painting. :)

alkratzer
03-29-2010, 01:08 PM
Thank you Val, Sandra, Coops, Eileen, and AT-TA.

AT-TA: There are mountains outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico called the Sandias. Legend has it that the local Native Americans had a name for them that meant Watermelon in their language, because they became the magenta red of that fruit at sunset. I have trouble painting southwest mountains now without using those colors regardless of the time of day!

EB
03-30-2010, 03:05 AM
I was in Albuquerque, New Mexico about 36 years ago. I did note the colors of the mountains including White sands as we drove threw the state.
I like the very colorful bands of mountains stretching across Utah, Arizona and New Mexico.