Preserving Natural Beauty

Melissa Cloutier
2012 Earth common journal  
This article pans into the world of art and considers its connection with nature by burrowing into Alyssa Ellis's painting, Tree Shadows, as well as explores the methods, tools, and process required in order for the painting to be created. Alyssa Ellis is a second-year student in Grant MacEwan University's Fine Arts Program with an instinctive passion for painting and nature. Learning of Ellis's search for and experience with painting nature, particularly trees, leads to a glimpse into her
more » ... ry of painting and with nature, which causes consideration for art as a portal capable of provoking environmental appreciation, compassion and conservation.
doi:10.31542/j.ecj.65 fatcat:fx6w4cmo2zhjxoipxawp3tyine