This year I had a quest to fish the length of the South Fork or at least most of it. I had fished most of the middle section of water but still hadn’t made it to the headwaters or the mouth. In early September, Catherine and I did the 2.5 mile hike up from Snoqualmie Pass to the headwaters of the South Fork at Source Lake. The hike doesn’t actually end at the small lake but above it with a great view of the lake and the Cascades receding to the horizon. This is the view from the trail’s end.
I finally think I’m getting a better feel for acrylics now that the challenge is about over. There are definitely parts of this piece I’m really happy with and I finally think I got the receding colors correct. I tried a slightly different technique of some washes that then built up a bit more on this painting and will probably continue this way for the remaining eight paintings.