Thursday, December 10, 2009



Shed, Clear Morning

Oil on board, 5" x 7"
$125 plus $6 shipping in U.S.
SOLD

Being a night owl, I rarely see the early morning light. Something rousted me up the other morning though, and despite the numbing chill, I had to step outside to explore. The sparkling clarity of that rising sun could almost turn me into an early riser.

16 comments:

rahina q.h. said...

magnificent... i was totally taken by this composition and colours. so are you going to get up early from now on?

William R. Moore said...

Don,
Fantastic capture of both the light and shadow.

Pierre Raby said...

Inspiring. Beautiful painting with its unusual composition and atmosphere!

Marilyn M. King said...

Wow! this one is outstanding. You captured the contrast between the cool shadowed areas with the rising sun so convincingly. "magnificent" is the right word for this painting.

Don Gray said...

Thank you, Rahina. Up early?...umm...no.

Don Gray said...

William, your encouragement means a lot--thanks.

Don Gray said...

So glad you like it, Pierre--thanks!

Don Gray said...

Marilyn--many thanks for the visit and your thoughtful comments.

Laurel Daniel said...

This is gorgeous - the foreground shadow sets off that light in the distance and just makes it glow. Love it.

Don Gray said...

Thanks for coming by and leaving those kind words, Laurel.

Dean Grey said...

This looks really great, Don!

I love the golden hills in the background and the shed almost looks photorealistic!

Very rustic, timeless, and detailed!

-Dean

Don Gray said...

Dean, thanks so much for those compliments. I appreciate your visit.

Simon Jones said...

Love the different colours of light.

Don Gray said...

Thanks, Simon.

Takeyce Walter said...

Wow, Don! This is wonderful. Love the shadows, and that golden light on the hills and field. Magnificent, indeed.

Don Gray said...

Hi Takeyce--good to hear from you and thanks for the kind words.