“Winter’s Stack”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel. This painting has SOLD.
I was out and about counting birds for The Great Backyard Bird Count when I stopped to write some notes. I looked up. Here were the hay rolls all stacked up for the winter feed source. The sun was kissing the edges to give great drama to the hay against the darker shadow side of the old barn. This was a race to the finish as sun slipped in and out of a receeding cloud bank before the final set a half hour later. Working on into the after light I was treated to a most spectacular afterglow from the under bellies of the clouds…
Tags: alla prima, barn, blue, hays, Landscape, oil, painting a day, plein air, sunset, thaw malin, yellow gray
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