Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Tenaya Lake

If you can't travel to Yosemite the next best thing is to have friends who did. Many thanks to Kurt for the photo reference for this ACEO. This is Tenaya Lake at Yosemite National Park.

From Wikipedia: "Tenaya Lake is named after Chief Tenaya, who met the Mariposa Battalion near the shores of the lake. Ironically, Tenaya protested that the lake already had a name: Pie-we-ack, or "Lake of the Shining Rocks."[3] This original name is now attached to a granite dome to the east of the lake."

I think I need to paint a much larger version of this scene!


DEB said...

One of the things on my bucket list is to visit all the National Parks. You make Yosemite look SO inviting!!

Karen said...

Oh do the big version for sure...it feels ready made for that vastness!

Kathleen Krucoff said...

I agree with Karen...a larger version would be wonderful. This is great...hope to see it in person one day.

Kathleen Harrington Paints said...

Deb - thanks - I just had the photo... I havent been there either.
Karen, Kathleen I totally agree!