River Bottom Wander

The male moose is a big wanderer during their rutting periods. They follow the scents in

the air that they hope will lead them to the opportunity to pass along their genes. A

common place to find moose is a river bottom area. These areas provide the right

An interesting note with this piece is in regards to technique. Joy and I had just returned

from viewing a Nikolai Fechin exhibition when I set to work on this piece. So I

certainly can't hide the fact that their was some influence with the techniques used here.

But at the same time, I am proud to say that I don't think it looks like Nikolai Fechin did a

environment for the plants that they like to browse on to grow.

moose painting.
~Kyle Sims