Rapids on the Knife River
Don Luce (MS Medical and Biological Illustration 1977)
There are few things I like better than painting the patterns of flowing water. But finding the right light conditions that allow you to see into the water as well as seeing reflections is difficult. My general practice is to select a small detail, and carefully observe the unique patterns of the moving water.
This work is featured as part of Future Former: An Exhibition of Alumni Work. This exhibition honors the creative work and careers of all Stamps School alumni, creates an aspirational connection between generations of U-M artists and designers and current Stamps students, and inspires reflection during the university's Bicentennial year.