… but this is really what our sunsets look like around here, quite often.
And that isn’t even the finished version. I give you:
“Really?” you’re saying. “Sunset clouds and a rainbow? Come on.”
No, I promise you we get these conditions here in Idaho, and not that rarely either. This would be the eastern sky about half an hour before sunset, with a small rainstorm in the area. Now, granted, I did this from imagination and memory, not from life, and I left out details like the rain visibly falling, and I’d never painted a rainbow before … but it was an emergency! We were about to have a rainbow-themed party: