Wildcat Creek Trail, Richmond

White smoke billowing into the air against a dark sky. The view had a science fiction quality to it. The smoke was not as big as this, but I liked the addition it made to the composition and the statement it made about Richmond and the refineries. I also used a limited palette (not common in my recent paintings), feeling it was appropriate for the day and the spot.

Marilyn Hill
11 X 14


  1. I can relate to that view! The smoke billows out over the horizon when you drive down Richmond parkway!

  2. The day merited the muted palette you used. And you were able to create a painting out of a place that would have turned others off. Kudos!