55” x 55” x 1.5” oil on canvas
I pass by this tree on walks around the lake with my husband and Great Dane. The wooden steps draw my attention upward. Higher vision refers to an elevated viewpoint, a position of observation as well as an attitude of the mind. Gaining a higher knowledge. The base of the tree turns somewhat figurative to represent the personal aspect, while the tree top enjoys a bird’s eye view.
Similar to counting 1-2-3 before jumping into a swimming pool, the number sequence refers to the countdown before embarking on a new journey. The countdown steps are a mental preparation before diving in.