West Rim Burn

Image of a Suze Woolf painting

Painting Details

Watercolor on shaped Arches watercolor paper
51 x 19
 
I have realized that it is the fire-scarring, the chunks of carbonized wood structure, that, for me, are the visual essence of forest fire impact. I was struck by the folded and corrugated surface of this tree on the West Rim Trail during my residency in Zion National Park.