Friday, May 17, 2013

Pear Blossoms

Midday painting in the orchard.
It's that time of year again. The pear trees are in full bloom, humming with bees, and the rain and sunshine have produced all shades of vibrant and interesting greens, as the trees leaf out and fields grow lush.

10 x 8" oil on linen. Pear trees in bloom, May 16, 2013.

I think it's safe to finally pack away my snow pants and winter boots, but just two weeks ago we had this:
5 x 7" oil on linen. Plein air, May 3, 2013


  1. Viewed youre work in Lanesborough......awesome!!!! youre
    work captures my heart for the love of nature!
    I told you about a view overlooking Whitewater valley, I am
    hopeing to share that view with you someday,so that you can
    make it materialize on canvas for me!!! The view is Gods country!
    The " Old Man"

    1. Hi! Thanks a lot! :) I remember talking with you about Whitewater- haven't made it there yet, but hope to some day soon, and look forward to doing some painting there. I bet it's been spectacular this fall!

  2. It has been very beautiful there this fall!! can't wait till winter and spring!!! makes the long snowshoe trek and awesome
    spring walk back there worth the time spent!! Winter there
    at that spot is out of this world, while it is in labor,
    to give birth to the spring!!! Such beauty in the eyes of the

    The old Man ( Mark )

    1. Aw, that sounds great! Makes me want to get out there all the more. :)