Description 48 x 36 Oil Painting on Canvas ;Haleakala, means House of the Sun'. Haleakala Crater is one of the world's largest dormant volcanic craters. Haleakala formed by erosion, not collapse. The summit is a large erosional valley that formed after the rimrock lava flows were erupted around the top of the volcano about 145,000 years ago.
Lisa Lu, State of Washington Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Lisa first started painting with color pencils at the age of 10, and she has always loved to paint ever since; it allows her to express feelings with a peaceful mind. Self-taught and self-developed in watercolor and ink painting, each of Lisa's painting is a journey to adventure. Lisa presently resides with her husband and their son in the State of Washington. She is a licensed architect, and currently works in an architecture firm, while continuing self study and painting on architecture and landscape subjects in watercolors.