Maybe I just need to *use more paint*. Maybe by the time I've done 100 of these, I'll have figured it out!
oil on canvas paper
A large notch separates the Navajo sandstone of the monocline from the perfectly level Shonto platform. The makings of a natural arch are seen to the left; Navajo sandstone is one of the sedimentary layers along the Colorado Plateau province that readily forms arches due to weathering patterns.
A Sense of Scale
The sloping rocks and distal cliffs dwarf a house in the valley floor.
The scalloped, fissured facade of the sandstone cliff deters any plans to head north from here.