Brush fire original abstract watercolor painting of the moment that a spark begins. 1998.
This is one of many studies in which Catto explores the element of fire. Climate change and drought are radically changing the Western landscape — and not in a good way. This piece explores the new normal, depicting an abstracted frontal view of the moment that a spark strikes in the brush.
Original watercolor on watercolor paper, unframed.
The piece: 12.5 x 9 inches