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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Upstate Farm


This was done in plein air after we left the NEWS show (photos below). The area has some lovely barns, which we always try to get photos of. I don't understand how we can see them from the highway, but then can't get to some of them. This is 4 x 6 done from the front seat of my car in watercolors and ink. The last time we stopped there to take photos, the cows came running toward us...a friendly group. I finished this just before it got too dark to see anything. lol

5 comments:

"JeanneG" said...

You had a really nice view of the farm. I always like when you do animals.

Lin said...

Beautifully done! I'm surprised there wasn't more snow! LOL

AutumnLeaves said...

Oh how lovely!! I so love the country. I think I should have been a farmer's daughter!

Joan said...

Jeanne - Thanks. We had been at that farm taking pictures a few days before and there were so many more cows.

Lin - Thank you. We've had some warm days and most of what was on the ground melted, except where they plowed large piles.

Sherry - Glad you like it. I like painting farms, but don't think I'd like living on one...too much work!

Michelle Himes said...

This barn is becoming an old friend. I like your cows better than mine. :-)