These Paintings Will Inspire You to, Literally, Take a Hike

Artist, Michelle Morin, seeks inspiration from the natural world. Which seems natural enough, seeing as her paintings focus mainly on wildlife and plants.

“My paintings are an attempt at finding a balance within the complexities and subtleties of nature using texture, pattern, and narrative elements throughout,” she writes on her website. “Through my travels, I continue to seek out inspiration from the natural world while honing in on the unique details that define each place.”

Studying painting and art history at Massachusetts College of Art, Morin’s work ranges from elaborate watercolor and gouache compositions on paper to vast and more layered paintings on canvas.

With the use of complex compositions and vivid colors, her paintings are all the inspiration we needed to take a chance and delve into the wilderness.

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