Energetic Breeze 40 x 50

Limited Edition Giclee on Canvas 40" x 50"

Indulging an abstract inclination, Ford creates this epic painting by taking his own classic elements and fragmenting them further - mixing unexpected colors and painting with a depth that almost seems illusional.  The mosaic leaves seem to vibrate on an imagined breeze, creating shifting, shimmering hues against a soft, sage-colored sky. 

Thousands of geometric angles and vertical lines establish a sense of order to what appears, at first, as a kind of controlled chaos.  Strong, grounded trunks mingle with the meandering younger ones in an organized maze of earth tones marked by blues and teals. 

Beyond the foreground, Ford creates a haunting, hazy grove in the distance, drawing the viewer through the painting in classic Ford Smith style.  "Energetic Breeze" is a significant exhibition of his completely unique, invigorating imagination.  One of his most intricate, time-consuming paintings to produce, it is also one of Ford's personal favorites.



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