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Contemporary desert oil painting landscape in bright colors, Arizona ocotillos, by Erin Hanson.
Motion of Ocotillo, large contemporary desert landscape painting in oil, by impressionist Erin Hanson

Motion of Ocotillo



72 x 60 in



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About the Painting

Vibrant color gleams from this desertscape. The expressionist, almost abstract quality of the clouds and landscape create a sense of beauty beyond the ordinary desert colors. Each brush stroke is deliberately applied to form a rhythm of light and texture across the canvas. The piece captures the true feeling of being outside in the fresh outdoors.

This painting was created on 1-1/2"-deep canvas, with the painting continued around the edges of the canvas. It has been framed in acontemporary gold floater frame, which complements the warm colors in this piece.


ERIN HANSON is a life-long painter, beginning her study of oils as a young child.  Her passion for natural beauty is seen in her work as she transforms vistas familiar and rare into stunning interpretations of bold color, playful rhythms, and raw emotional impact. Her frequent forays into National Parks and other havens of nature include backpacking expeditions, rock climbing, and photo safaris.  Hanson's unique painting style has become known as Open Impressionism, which is now taught in art schools around the world. With thousands of collectors eagerly anticipating her work and millions of followers online, Hanson has become an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism, and she is quickly recognized as a prolific, modern master.

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