Saturday, January 31, 2015

The Etherial Boulder

Etherial Boulder, Granite Dells, Prescott Arizona

This image is a mixed media image with elements of photography and watercolor painting of a large granite Boulder at the Landing on Lake Watson in Prescott, Arizona. The area where the photo is taken is known as the Granite Dells and is a remarkable geologic formation. On the day this image was captured the sky was a deep blue and cloudless. It made for a great image in a stock photography catalog but was without spirit or emotion.

To create this image, I took a beautiful cloud image, printed in black and white and then handprinted using watercolors. This was then scanned and added to the boulder image to give the sky a moody and soft feeling. Additionally, I used the dodging process to give the image a more painterly sensibility and a warm glow.

Only one original of this image is created, signed, dated and with a certificate of authenticity. The image is then used for creation of an open edition but otherwise archived and kept only for historic purposes and publications. To ask questions about the original you can contact me by email at

Etherial Boulder, Granite Dells, Prescott Arizona
Printed on 100% Rag fine art paper
Fine art Giclee, Archival inks


Purchase the original here
The open edition, is digitally stamped with a special signature stamp reserved for open edition prints only. It provides the closet approximation to an original work at a more affordable price, especially for those who love art but don’t feel the need to purchase original works.

View and purchase  open edition fine art prints of this image here

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