“In the Garden Glow”

“In the Garden Glow” 8″x 10″ Oil on canvas – SOLD

Some interesting vistas can be found from the vantage point of a backyard.  And I seem to make mental notes of such places as a matter of habit, sort of collecting a diary of potential paintings.

This architectural arrangement is one that had caught my eye numerous times while walking my dog.  It definitely became part of my diary.  I think the light and contrasting shadows are what  inspired me on this sunny fall morning to set up and paint.  

As I got settled, I was engaged by the beautiful shapes and angles that  created an intimate yet colorful story.  Although there was a lot of detail and texture within the area an underlying simplicity existed in the straight forward forms.  I liked the idea of keeping it simple in this piece.  Besides the fact that there’s rarely a lot of time to linger on something while plein air painting. The light just changes so quickly.


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