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Donna Heslip Fine Art

LANDSCAPE ENLARGEMENTS

 




 

 

 

Santa Fe's Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis Assisi


18 x 12   Soft Pastel

 

A few years ago, I spent several days exploring the landmarks near Santa Fe’s Old Town Square. At the time, I was residing at the La Fonda Hotel only to step out one evening to discover this Basilica. The image was mesmerizing as the sun’s golden light caused the structure to soar endlessly against the deep ultramarine sky.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acacia Refuge

19 x 25 
Soft Pastel

There is no call for cool shadows in this scene.  The day was exceptionally hot and the Acacia blooms seemed to thrive in the sun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pueblo Heritage

20x20
Oil


A full moon showcases the ageless cycle of inheritance at Taos Pueblo.

 

 

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An Age of Peace

20x20
Oil


Acoma Sky City Pueblo of New Mexico in modern times, no longer under the oppression of Spanish Conquerors.

 

 

peace

 

 

 

 

 

Kiva Ladders

20x16
Oil


A celebration of New Mexico's clear light and crisp shadows at Acoma Sky City Pueblo.

 

 

kiva

 

 

 

Star of Taos

11x25
Soft Pastel


Honoring the history of an ancient community that remains a respected and cohesive society today.

 

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Desert Rains

 

17x15
Soft Pastel


Twin storms racing across eastern Arizona's Painted Desert at mid-day.

 

 

 

 

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Prairie Moon

19x15
Soft Pastel


California's parched Kettleman Hills on a warm summer evening.

 

 

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Moon Dance

14x18
Soft Pastel

Fantasia in a secluded garden.

 

 

 

 

 

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SOLD

Deer Run


24x28
Soft Pastel

 

A moment when time stood still.

 

 

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Blue Ridge Reflectionns


14x18
Soft Pastel

 

A remote pond very near the Appalachian Trail in northern Virginia.

 

 

 

 

 

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Northern California Coast

16x16 Soft Pastel

 

After an inspiring visit to the Redwoods, my sister and I headed south on Highway 1 for a leisurely tour of the coastline.  We stopped to witness the sun appearing to immerse itself in the Pacific.

 

 

 

 

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Santa Fe High

13.5 x 10.5

 

The narrow sidewalk bordering the hotel made its walls seem to climb forever as I craned my neck to look at its upper-most regions one last time.  The lamp post seemed to hover like its protector.  Several days at Santa Fe's  lovely La Fonda Hotel gave me a chance to enjoy all the near-by landmarks that surrounded the town square.  Life simply slows down for visitors if they rise early to savor the offerings of the itinerant musicians, wander across the square for an inspiring visit to the Georgia O'Keefe Museum, window shop at the many art galleries, and receive a warm welcome in the lovely old cathedral nearest the hotel.


 

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January 29, 2018