“Winter Leaves”

"Winter Leaves"

“Winter Leaves”

“Winter Leaves”, this is a small painting, 6″ x 8″, oil on canvas panel. $550.00 USD

I can never resist painting this tree behind the dunes every so often. This season it has retained a lot more dried leaves than in years past. As I was packing up in the twilight to leave, I heard and barely saw one of my favorite evening birds, a Common Night Hawk, or Nightjar. There might have been two of them. They are exceptionally well camouflaged when sitting still on the ground. They zoom about sometimes low overhead and let out a nasally call: Peeent, Peeent as they circle around…

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