These landscape watercolor paintings represent Preston Steed's most contemporary work, not only because they reflect more recent travels, but also his emerging technique and style. His family relishes living in the foothills of the San Juan Mountains of Colorado which forms a border for the San Luis Valley of the Rio Grande. The fine art prints are images collected while backpacking, hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, and camping. The bold sky lights and immense land forms are metaphorical depictions of the vitality that Steed experiences when he surrounds himself in the mountains and their tumbling streams. The zestful energy visible in these landscape paintings reflect his enthusiasm for the outdoor life. The message is _
COME TO THE MOUNTAINS!