Friday, February 5, 2010

Reminiscence of Summer

8x10 Oil on stretched canvas $125.00
This is a little deviation from what I normally paint. There are no cars or buildings. This photo was taken where I walk Bailey. It is a wonderful path in the woods above Dundas on the Niagara Escarpment. These picnic tables are on the edge of the escarpment, and you can look over the town of Dundas and city of Hamilton from here. This was one of those mornings where there was a fresh snowfall and the morning sun was casting beautiful shadows. If you paint from photos ALWAYS carry a camera. Even if it is just a small one you can tuck into a pocket.

9 comments:

Tammy Hext said...

Hey Catherine. Nice shadows versus the sunny bits in this piece. It is as if I am there, I can feel the peaceful tranquility.

Linda said...

I love the different colors in the light - and the shadows. You have captured a lovely, cold winter's day in your painting.

Molly said...

I love this, it makes me miss mornings like that it looks so beautiful.
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Carol Schiff Studio said...

Catherine, this is a nice change of pace for you and beautifully done, of course. Love the yellow/purple interplay, very peaceful and moody.

I agree with your rule about always carry a camera!

Ramesh Jhawar said...

Its a beautiful painting, Catherine! I just love the colors.
I'll tell you a funny thing. Whenever I carry a camera I don't get nice subjects to shoot and vice versa.

magicmyst said...

Beautiful colors and shadows. I think snow looks very romantic.

Susan Roux said...

Great brushstroke. Its like confetti at a picnic!

diddamsdigitalart said...

I like all the colors in the snow on this one. It really is that way sometimes!

Gwen Bell said...

Fantastic light! Love all the long shadows and the way the light dapples.