Snowfall Comes Early – Colorado oil painting

“Snowfall Comes Early” ©2011 Niki Gulley
Oil painting • 24” x 12”

On our drive from Durango to Aspen, Colorado, as we rounded the last switchback near the summit north of Durango, we were greeted by these brilliant orange aspen trees and awestruck by their rare, unusual coloring. With the sun shining intensely, the contrast between the vibrant tangerine foliage, the cobalt blue sky, and the pristine white snow was absolutely breathtaking.

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