When I was a ten-year-old kid, my family went with my grandparents to visit Arches National Monument. (It is now Arches National Park) I was fascinated by the huge sandstone formations and giant rocks. I loved climbing all over them. I felt like I was in in a fairyland. Later on in my life I’ve traveled there and have felt the same magic.
This is Delicate Arch. If you ever make it to Arches you should take the hike to see it. It is really awe inspiring.
I have used complimentary colors as I painted the blue sky versus the red sandstone. There is atmospheric perspective as you look at the background and see the bluish mountain range in the distance. Also notice the many shades of red in the arch and the rock ground beneath it.