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Artist Victoria Chick is Inspired By Nature
Jigsaw Puzzle of 'Red Cat'
When I lived in the Midwest, landscape seemed a natural thing to paint. The fields, bounded by tree-
The New Mexico landscape can be so spectacular and has been painted by so many great artists that I avoided doing it for a while. It took me some time after moving here to decide if I could paint the landscape without being trite or repetitious. The past year, I have begun to incorporate the New Mexico landscape into my cat paintings. The cats in these paintings may be a metaphor for me learning to appreciate the variety and rhythm of the hills and mountains, the ever changing skies, and the fertile valley of the Rio Grande River that splits the state.
The background landscape in the pictured “Red Cat” painting is Bill Evans Lake in
Grant County. The low mountains in the distance are the last range before the Chihuahuan
desert to the South. The desert continues in to Mexico after crossing the New Mexico
Victoria Chick is the founder of the Cow Trail Art Studio and received a B.A. in Art from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and awarded an M.F.A. in Painting from Kent State University in Ohio. visit her website at www.ArtistVictoriaChick.com
How to Make an Online Jigsaw Puzzle
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4. Click on Image to see the colors better.
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