Watercolor on Fabriano Uno 140 lb Cold Press, 7 1/2″ x 11″, 2001. Intellectual property of Dawna Morton. All rights reserved. Do not copy.

A tangle of tree roots protrudes upward from the fallen tree and juts out towards the glassy water of Oakridge Reservoir. As the water begins to get deeper algae and tree stumps seem to float, casting their suspended reflections. The peaceful water mirrors the distant shore of Oregon trees and mountains.