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It is a bright sunny and terribly windy day in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Sunlight sparkles on rich green lawn areas as it filters through lush conifer and deciduous trees. City buildings are visible along winding tree lined paths that lead to secluded wooded spaces much like in a woodland or forest preserve.
In this painting I utilize three main elements, the vigilant figure, the violent wind and powerful late afternoon sunlight. I tried to unify them and capture the brilliance of all three in a moment in time. My hope is that the viewer is able to enjoy the work in a similar way.