Grass Returns First

Grass Returns First is a Suze Woolf watercolor painting

Painting Details

Watercolor on 140 lb Arches archival paper
15 x 22 unframed
Painted after hiking the Pacific Crest Trail at Harts Pass in the North Cascades. After the vast Needle Creek burn, grass and wildflowers are the first plants to return, but the skeletons of dead trees are a mute reminder of how long it take for them to return.