Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Sunflowers At Buttonwood Farm

8"x 10" oil on linen mounted on archival panel
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Painting with friends is such a great way to spend the day. 

Especially when the storm clouds pass by, and the sun comes out...

and you are surrounded by tall fields of SUNFLOWERS! 

What a golden day!

This wonderful place is Buttonwood Farm in Griswold, CT.  They run a program called, "Sunflowers for Wishes"...and this is the week when the flowers are at their peak. They are sold in bouquets to lucky folks like you - and ALL the proceeds go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for children.  There are hay rides and "Cow-Train-Rides" (which is a pretty cute ride) - so take the kids & the grammas & buy some flowers for your honey! It's a nice trip out to the 'country'!  

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4 Comments:

Blogger Sylvina Rollins said...

This looks Wonderful Roxanne!
We may find those Sunflowers in Bloom yet, we are headed to Watch Hill Friday, perfect detour on the way back!
~ Sylvina

July 24, 2013 at 5:47 AM  
Blogger Roxanne Steed said...

Thanks Sylvina!! It's worth the stop for the ice cream, too!!! SO delicious!

July 24, 2013 at 4:12 PM  
Blogger Diane Hoeptner (hep-ner) said...

Oooooh, "Morning at the Vineyard" is soooooo beautiful. I can absolutely feel a warm light that suffuses ALL. Beautiful!!

July 29, 2013 at 2:07 PM  
Blogger Roxanne Steed said...

Thanks so much Diane!!

July 30, 2013 at 8:23 AM  

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