Les doigts jaunes. 2016


Les doigts jaunes. 2016. J.Harms. 29x39cm. Acrylic on paper.

This is another of my rare attempts in grasping nature through paint. Where I find it easy to decipher the net of lines and colors in urban landscapes, I find it almost impossible in a bushy context. This is my rendering of the quaint corner of a friend’s garden. She used straw to cover her crops of potatoes…

7 responses to Les doigts jaunes. 2016

    • julie harms – Author

      Thank you Richard. Nature wild or not remains a pictural conundrum. At first I wanted to discard this painting. Not sure what to think of it. The more I looked at it though, the more I saw something That I liked. The sharp contrast between the yellow “claws” and the soft curves of the greenery all around, illustrated quite well the grip I wish I had over painted nature…but as you can see the fingers are widely open and incapable of grasping much of anything. I’ll keep trying, eventually….

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