Sunday, July 05, 2009

"Afternoon Clearing", oil, by Cooper Dragonette

There’s a wonderful clarity in the air today – almost a transparency, as though the sunlight is shining through the landscape instead of on it. There’s a crystalline feeling in the weather, a sense that all things are somehow new and fresh. The sheer brilliance of July light is everywhere. I took a walk this morning in the park, and I felt like I was walking through flimsy gauze instead of summer air. I don’t think the sky could have been any bluer or the fluffy clouds any whiter.

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