This painting is self-explanatory. I painted the sun’s surface, wanting to capture the sheer heat and intensity of the fire, and the graceful shapes of the solar filaments–those constantly changing arcing wisps of burning gas!
Painting this has made me fall in love–I can tell you I’ll be reluctant to part with this one.
Surface of the Sun, 20 x 20", Oil/Canvas, ©2012 Cedar Lee
Here is me holding the painting in my home studio, to give you an idea of its scale: