Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Petite Peinture: Spring on the Farm

"Spring on the Farm"
© 2010 Nancy Laliberte
4" x 4" x 1-3/8" Acrylic on gallery-wrapped canvas
SOLD

Last Saturday while driving to Stevens Point for my daughter's state solo & ensemble music competition, I noticed that some of the farm fields were blooming with something yellow. While I am not sure if they were weeds or not, to my eye they were beautiful spots of color. I used one of my favorite landscape compositions, the high horizon line, and kept the foreground dark to play up the yellow field and farm buildings.

2 comments:

Valerie Berkely said...

What I love about the tiny "pocket paintings" is that they read SO BIG! Stong composition, nice color, and great brushstrokes.
Val

Nancy Laliberte said...

Thanks Val! They are so fun to paint, too!

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