A large tree. Grounded. Protective. Wooden.
in process on a 24" x 48" piece
in the background maps used by avid hikers on many trips to Algonquin Park, looking at exactly such trees. Majestic. Strong. Beautiful. Yet also fragile. Boats made from wood. Part of our Canadian History. Branches entwined like the arteries of river sand lakes, hiking paths, the nerves in our bodies.