Thursday, February 19, 2009

Cove Grange

Watercolor on paper, 4 1/2" x 8"
$125 plus $6 shipping in U.S.

Today's painting is for those of you who may be growing just a little weary of winter by now. Take heart, spring is on the way!

I love the simplicity of the old grange halls that dot the rural countryside. I've studied this one for years and finally got around to painting it.


martha miller said...

oh, i want to lay me down in that green grass...but is a far off dream for now...

Dean Grey said...

This painting is noticeably "summer-like" compared to the two previous posts.

The greens are so green it's wonderful.

I do see that brown/blue combination still happening in the background though. LOL

The thing I wanted to comment on the most was the detail. For being such a small painting you packed quite a bit of detail into the trees, grass, and the building in the middle-ground.

Really good job with that!


Don Gray said...

Ah, Martha, you'll be dancing through daffodils before you know it.

Don Gray said...

Thanks, Dean--much appreciated. said...

I have a hard time believing how well you paint all these scenes. They look so very natural. This is a beauty.

Jean Victory said...

I love this can almost feel the grass. This painting feels like a nice summer day.

Don Gray said...

Thank you Onpainting (Lisa/Bill) for your generous note.

Don Gray said...

I appreciate it, Jean. Thanks for the visit.

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