Wednesday, June 22, 2011

SOLD in the First Newsletter


This painting was just released in my Fine Art Newsletter earlier this week and it sold immediately to Janet from Colorado - how fun! I love to paint old barns and in this painting I used some dry brush for the weathered wood, I spattered in the foreground to suggest grass and used negative painting to pull out the fence and the smaller building to the right of the barn. With watercolor it is important to leave white paper in the initial stages of painting so I randomly applied color in the foreground and let it drip down to create a vignette - a technique where you leave areas of the painting out of focus or unfinshed.

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  1. thank YOU, Martha ! I'm so excited to hang this beautiful painting in my newly upgraded guest bathroom ! JanetC

  2. Martha, this is just beautiful! I love the loose flowing quality and the wonderful atmosphere of this piece.

  3. Thanks Lori - I love to paint old barns!

    Janet - I am so glad that this painting will have a nice new home!