Friday, September 28, 2012

Two new paintings

 Here are two paintings from the past two days. We've had frost now, and the colors are changing so rapidly.

September 27 plein air, 8x10" oil on linen
Last night I was set up in a field of alfalfa, painting quickly as the light failed. There was cut hay, goldenrod, a fiery maple, and a delicious tang in the air.

September 26 plein air, 8x10" oil on linen

The night before I was in the orchard, where the apple and pear trees cast lengthening shadows.