I used oil paint and cold wax to create this painting, layering shapes of saturated color and drawing into those layers to create a colorful, textured abstract landscape of autumn colors. The painting was finished with a gloss varnish to bring out the colors, and then a thin layer of cold wax was applied on top of the varnish to reduce the gloss finish to an even, smooth satin finish.

- Carol Jenkins

Garnets & Jade

Oil painting on stretched canvas
Finished white edges
Varnished and Ready to hang

Signed on back

30" h x 40" w x 1.5" d
7 lbs. 2 oz.



Carol Jenkins
Berkeley, California

Getting to Know Carol

California-based oil painter Carol Jenkins’s artwork is the expression of a life-long love of the wilderness. She creates abstract paintings using subdued, earthy tones. She arranges her pigments to create a balance of organic forms that direct the eye through the composition. She is inspired by her hikes around Mount Shasta, where she stays attuned to the shapes, motion, and colors of the natural world. To Carol, the spontaneity of abstract artwork makes it the best way to recreate the immediacy and beauty of a wild terrain.