S_V_H Let It Snow image 1

Let it Snow is this years Christmas card painting. This work consists of three panels, two 16×20 inches, and one 16 by 40 inches.   In past Christmas Paintings I have not taken any risks,   mainly trying to paint a pretty, Christmas colored music theme, and get those cards sent out in time.  This year because of how long Autumn – Allegro took for me to finish, I need a break, to free my thoughts, those skills and question all those silly assumptions about how to paint this art. Not sure why, maybe I am just restless, or bored, or I like to compete against myself. You can see some of the results of a change in direction in the photo above, for originally I had prepped this painting with one canvas 24 inches by six feet.

This Art is about capturing the flow, the movement, the feelings of a musical piece.  This painting is just small enough that I can throw paint of all colors and textures at it just to see what sticks, and meets those goals.  Really, if it does not stick it is coming off.  So, I will be getting to work on this piece on Monday.  Looking at these canvases I have an interesting start.  Hopefully, I will find other ideas to push this work and this Art forward. Otherwise, if not,  I will paint another pretty Christmas Card picture with lots of Christmas Colors.  And once more get the card out-the-door just in time.

We shall see.

One final comment.  I brought up this blog site on an iPad and expanded the final image of Autumn -Allegro to its full size.  And  I must admit, I was impressed. Not because I did it, but because it exists, like no other piece of Art.  The future will be interesting.

Scott Von Holzen

~ by Scott Von Holzen on 11/21/2012.

One Response to “S_V_H Let It Snow image 1”

  1. I can’t wait to see it. Thank you for sharing your amazing art. Happy Thanksgiving to you & your family!
    Pat

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