I'm obsessed... With trees. I've always known that they've had a special place in my heart, but this last year I have given in to it. I've decided after years of painting trees that I should probably start paying attention to the fine details. So I started looking deeply at these beauties, and I'm a bit overwhelmed by my love for them. I've taken to hiking almost every day and taking pictures to look at later. I find myself venturing farther than intended into the wilderness because there is always a more interesting tree just beyond my view. I cannot wait to get back into my studio this week and start developing my new visions.