Majestic Giants

This large-scale piece  is one of my biggest projects of this spring, and in person, it is epic. It makes me feel like I’m really standing in this forest. The painting …

Bright Woods

Here is Bright Woods, 3′ wide by 4′ tall–about 122 x 99 cm, for those who read in metric. I determined the basic composition for this large-scale painting in an …

Artist Cedar Lee with her painting, Trees In The Morning. 48" x 36", Oil on Wood, © 2014 Cedar Lee

Trees in the Morning

Here’s another huge oil painting of the redwood forest–Trees in the Morning, 48″ x 36″. I’ve been skirting the line between realism and impressionism/fantasy–making choices about whether to paint the …

Powerful Redwoods

Here is “Powerful Redwoods,” one of five small redwood forest paintings I’ll be shipping out from my studio in California as soon as they’re fully dry. They’re on their way …

Study of Her Majesty. 10" x 10", Oil on Wood, © Cedar Lee 2014

Study of Her Majesty

As I was painting this, I kept coming back to the thought that this beautiful redwood tree standing alone in the bright sky with its branches splayed out elegantly all around …

Forest Light

I am using the small color studies I’ve been doing as references for larger paintings now. I am planning several 48″ x 36″ paintings–here is the first. Forest Light. The …