Friday, 30 March 2012

VIVIAN'S RED BARN By Cecelia Lyden

oil/stretched canvas


A cold, windy, partially sunny morning was warmed by Vivan Brandler's hospitality, her green tea and home baked saffron bread. She opened her charming home and her beautiful property to us plein air painters.this past Thursday. There were views galore to paint and, even though I had to secure my canvas and easel from the cold wind, I managed to endure [ with the help of that warm tea] and produced a painting that I feel depicts a portion of her property and the weather conditions.

My thanks to Vivian and I am looking forward to returning to the area to paint again.


Sharon K Benner said...

I really like your composition and you captured the fleeting sunlight.It's a keeper for sure.

Julie Riker said...

Seeing all these nice paintings from Vivian's I realize that I missed out on something special. Hope we will go back.
I like how you handled the road and the very subtle way you painted the telephone poles.

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

You caught that Spring light so perfectly, and oh - those clouds!
Great painting, Cecelia.

Larry Lerew said...

You do pretty well painting with cold fingers. I like your color variations throughout and suttle grays.