Oil Painting: Christopher Evans' Golden Landscapes

12 May 2008

Evans Sunset Russian River, Fitch Mountain oil

In the July/August 2008 issue of American Artist, we discussed how California-based artist Christopher Evans creates idyllic landscapes that communicate an extraordinary reverence for nature. We offer more of his paintings, with accompanying details, in this online exclusive gallery.

Evans The Russian River East of Healdsburg oil

Evans The Russian River East of Healdsburg (detail) oil

The Big Hill at Olompali oil

The Russian River East of Healdsburg
2006, oil, 46 x 90. All artwork
this gallery courtesy Fischbach Gallery, New York, New York.
The Russian River East of Healdsburg (detail)
The Big Hill at Olompali
2007, oil, 38 x 87.

Evans Sunset Russian River, Fitch Mountain oil

Evans Sunset Russian River, Fitch Mountain (detail) oil

Evans Valley Oaks, Silver Clouds oil

Sunset Russian River, Fitch Mountain
2006, oil, 46 x 84.
Sunset Russian River, Fitch Mountain (detail)
A cropped view of the original Sunset Russian River painting gives the viewer a more inviting entry into the vast landscape and a creates a more concise design.
Valley Oaks, Silver Clouds
2007, oil, 40 x 83.

Evans Wooded Hills, Marin County oil

Wooded Hills, Marin County
2007, oil, 32 x 89.

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Nathan wrote
on 13 May 2008 1:04 AM
I don't know what it is about them that makes them look fake, yet so real, too. I absolutely love each of these paintings! I feel so calm and warm looking at them. It's as if he's painted the perfect world with luscious greens and rich blues, and brilliant whites. I love this collection.