Upstream From Downstream

Artist: Shari Erickson

Media: Acrylic
Image Size: 16 x 20
Framed Size: 16"h x 20"w x 1"d
Weight: 2.72 lbs
Frame Info: No frame, on wood panel
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Description: Upstream from Downstream is a play on words that could also be a sort of allegory. Initially, I named it literally - a view looking upriver, but it has come to have a deeper meaning for me. It's about living life in a forward way, striving to forge ahead. There is sure to be beauty around every bend, but sometimes the current is strong and demands effort. This scene I painted is an actual experience I had watching a little Dipper bird carrying nesting material up that log. The nest was tucked into a secret place in the stream bank.

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