Ruby Chard Two
Ruby Chard Two is an important work, a critical turning-point piece which is the second to be completed in phase two of Montana’s body of work Exquisite Paintings on the Nature of Flowers. This painting marks the beginning of a new phase of Montana's work dating from early 2018. Inspired by the colorful and contrasting colors of the vegetable garden, a vibrant patch of ruby chard was the inspiration for this somewhat more abstract work with psychedelic overtones.
“I imagine this is how the plants see themselves,” says Montana grinning widely. “The restrictions we have upon sight are based upon what we think, not what we would experience if we removed the filters. We know that everything is energy. Science now confirms what mystics have claimed for thousands of years. It's all actually undulating fields of light and color. The quantum field is alive and moving and it’s visible to the receptive eye."
This watercolor painting is all about happiness, fulfillment, and liberation from stagnant mindsets. With freedom as its overall energetic signature, Ruby Chard II moves the viewer toward a joyful space that's playful, untamed, and un-namable. The perfect kind of wild.
Looking at the red, green and yellow vegetable in a garden setting gave me a sense of exuberance that told me I'd want to paint this plant form again, and again. If you look carefully you'll find nature spirits among her fronds. Can you see them? Learn more about this painting in the article links below.
• Read Article: Ruby Chard Two inception and process.
• Continued in depth here: The Story Behind Ruby Chard Two and It's Special Significance
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