Over the Hill

Impressionist oil landscape painting by artist Steve Allrich

Over the Hill
12"x12" | Oil on panel
Steve Allrich

I love Cape Cod, especially the Outer Cape (which is also known as the Lower Cape despite the fact that it's north of the Upper Cape. Go figure.) Much of it is like this: Rugged and unmanicured and unspoiled. If you get up early and chose a less-travelled path you can find solitude even in the height of the summer tourist season. Here, I particularly loved the way the clouds swept across the top of this hillside. And of course I had to trudge up to the top of the hill to see what was on the other side...