Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Vermont January

Vermont January

18" x 24"
Oil on hardwood Panel

This was a great painting to work on. I loved it, and I was sad when I considered it complete and therefore  it was time to sign and leave it.

Although complete is a relative term, I did make some minor touchups after taking this photograph.

It has lots of little things that are painterly.

And it has unity, partially reached by hiding some red in the dark accents in the woods.

The buildings are warm and for contrast [and unity] the shadows are a cooler value.

This painting and the Winter Woods painting are the same size. However this one seems larger. Winter Woods is closed in with no real sky visible. While this Vermont scene is an open vista with distant woods and clear sky

A few of you may recognize this as based on Jenne Farm.

This has been so pleasurable that I may do a couple more


  1. Love how this one came together! Can't wait to see it in person.

  2. So pretty dad! I love the distant background details... I want to see it in person!

  3. Love this one! The colors and details are really great! Good job dad!