Thursday, March 29, 2012
6x8in oil on canvas board 100.
The distant mesa turns really dark when the storms pass over.
A gloomy, tonal day makes for a real change in the sunny southwest.
Mesa means table in Spanish and it is easy to see why the flat top
of the land formations would be called that.
What is the difference between butte, mesa or plateau? They can all have flat tops.
check it out I love them all.
I am a painter living in Las Cruces, NM. After many years as an illustrator I turned to fine art to develop my own artistic voice. I currently teach talented and enthusiastic artists in oil, acrylic and egg tempera painting. I am also a member of the Artist Guild of Southern New Mexico.