Thursday, December 29, 2011

Back Yard Snow ...


Back Yard Snow 8" x 6" Oil

With only a few days left until 2011 comes to an end I wanted to paint one last painting before the new year, something wintery.  Looking through a stack of old photos I found a view of our back yard in a house we lived in before we moved here, a winter scene filled with snow.  Our back yard (at the time) butted up to a 20 acre forest and a trail from our back yard ran through the forest and led to a creek then on back home.  In the summer time the forest was a cool place to hike when it was hot outside.  This view is just to the left of the trail.

All comments and critique are welcome.


6 comments:

  1. I love it! The warm colors in the snow draw me into the picture. . .makes me want to put on my boots and go walking between the trees. Happy New Year, Nancy!

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  2. Thank you sooo much for your comment. I see a few things I'd do different next time ... but I'm so happy to have gotten one painting done before the end of the year.

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  3. Lovely winter look Nancy. The browns have a lot of life to them and add warmth.

    It looks a lot like my garden which rolls on forever into woods.

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  4. I like that shadow in the snow--very nice painting!

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  5. Very nice work! Happy New YEar.

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  6. Happy New Year Nancy !

    May the muse visit you often and bestow beauty and creativity on you in 2012.

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