Path to Amethyst Brook
Oil on Gessobord Panel, 8" x 8"
Not Available, Revised on 11/6/2011
Amethyst Brook is in Amherst, Massachusetts. Done from a wonderful set of fall photos sent to me by a good friend. I'm thinking about a bigger version of this one.
Oil on Stretched Canvas, 12" x 12"
SOLD at $50 plus $7 shipping in the US
These were some of the maples in front of my daughter's house in Massachusetts, viewed with the light behind them, and the yard beyond. I like the bits of dappled light in the shade, and parts of the old rock wall showing through the ground cover.
Welcome to my daily painting blog. Here I'll post my efforts to paint one small painting a day, with a little wiggle room by saying five per week. I work primarily in oils these days, but also love my watercolors. I hope you enjoy my work, and as always, your comments are welcome.
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And so it has taken me all of sixty years to understand that water is the finest drink, and bread the most delicious food, and that art is worthless unless it plants a measure of splendor in people's hearts. ~ Taha Muhammad Ali ~
"I would like to paint the way a bird sings.”--Claude Monet
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