Wednesday, December 28, 2011

ABANDONED FARMHOUSE

     One thing I've always enjoyed about Plein Air Painting is the "Search". I had to drive down many miles of old roads in rural Kansas to find this place. The road up to the farm was just a couple of ruts. There were some old antique farm equipment around the property and a broken down kids swing. The day I was standing there doing the painting, I started hearing kids playing while dad was out on the tractor planting the crops and mom doing laundry on a wash board. It was like the past was speaking to me.

3 comments:

  1. This is a wonderfully evocative painting.

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  2. Beautiful painting....love the imagined history of this rural building.

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