A pastel painting by Francesca Droll titled Autumn Alchemy I

©Francesca Droll

At its most calm, the water reflects a surreal world of autumn trees and foliage playing over the surface. The unusual format evokes Asian art aesthetics. The inspiration for this piece and its companion came from Cascadilla Creek in Glacier National Park.

Autumn Alchemy 1; 30″ x 12″; Pastel on archival board. $1,100 framed with museum glass.