As I was searching for other unique ways that artists have interacted with nature, I came across this beautiful painting by GC Meyers. Through the use of texture, he illustrates the vibrant and unseen forces of nature. I hope you all enjoy browsing his website and artwork for ideas!
A newer painting, this one an image of about 18″ by 26″ on paper. The composition is intentionally simple in that this piece is obviously very much centered on its color and texture. The stringlike twirls of its texture create a real feel of motion and energy underneath the image, the hint of the hidden forces of nature that exist just beyond our ability to recognize or comprehend them. I don’t know if I would call these purely physical forces or if they somehow become a spiritual force as well. For this painting, let’s assume that they are both.
I see the Red Tree here as being enmeshed in both the visible world and in the world of these hidden forces. While trying to find a way of describing this energy, these hidden forces of life, I came across the writings of Sri Aurobindo, anIndian philosopher/yogi who was very influential in the…
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