Another one from my trip to Big Bend. I usually don't paint sunsets as a motif. Their lovely to see, but usually, for me, too gaudy for a painting. What caught me on this one was the look of the stark, Big Bend landscape aglow from a luminous sky filled with brilliant orange and gold clouds. The effect only lasts a short time. The foreground glows with muted, warm-neutrals and the distance is a startling blue-violet because of the atmosphere and distance. Really, indescribable. I figured it was worth a shot, and I'm glad I took it.