Thursday, June 2, 2011

Morning Sun, Red Barns, Tarrywile

8"x10" oil on Belgian linen mounted on archival board

"A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they're not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they're not so bad."
- Arnold H. Glasgow

This morning it was so windy to be out painting, I think it was the remains of Wednesday's tornado in Springfield, MA. As soon as I had set my easel up and put out some more fresh paint,....whack! There went my easel, just picked up by the wind and slammed down, even though I had it weighted down. So I just had to paint with one hand holding on, to make sure it didn't blow over again! The red barns are now used as the education building here on the property at Tarrywile. If you live in the Danbury area of CT, this is a wonderful park. Mark your calendar for Saturday, the reception, show and sale for the Plein Air Festival goes from 2pm-6pm. I hope to see you there!

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Blogger Norma Wilson said...

Hi are so strong to keep getting out there in the elements and you sure did a beautiful piece! Love the red barn and purple shadows!

June 3, 2011 at 6:11 AM  
Blogger Roxanne Steed said...

hehe, even with the wind, it was fun just being outside!

June 3, 2011 at 7:53 AM  

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