Desert Music by artist Trae Mundt. Oil painting of large trumpet flowers in yellow and gold. Background geometric shapes in complementary colors bues, greens, purples and reds.

Desert Music - Yellow Trumpet Flowers with Blue Geometric Pattern Background



Desert Music measures 36 x 36 x 1.5 inches. This painting is rich in detail and bold in color. I have yellow trumpet flowers growing in my backyard. Those flowers inspired this painting.

What's my process?

Every painting starts with a detailed drawing. I'm free to explore. I can move lines and change the placement of shapes. When I'm happy with my drawing, I use the grid method to transfer my drawing to the larger canvas.

Then I spend time with my color wheel. With Desert Music, I painted a wash of light-yellow, light-green and light-blue on my canvas. Then I stood back. I decided to bring in richer golden tones and richer blue tones.

Can you hear the melody while gazing at Desert Music?

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