“A Goodnight Rain” Oil on stretched canvas 8×10″ (For Sale) This is another oil painting experiment in response to several requests for landscapes. I found the reference photo in my archives from a hay field near Mountain Grove Missouri. A storm had just passed over and the sky was a wash of soft pinks, peaches and brilliant blues, birds were singing and the smell of rain filled the air and a cool breeze blew I had to stop and soak it all up like the dry ground. It was one of those moments where I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn’t in a fairy tale!
This is my latest painting, finished 11/19/13 I loved the composition that the telephone wires created. I also was fascinated with the numerous birds that were perched on every surface. The original is 11×16, making each bird aprox 1/2″ but I attempted to make each one individual and pack on as much detail as I could.