Monday, March 1, 2010

NEW LANDSCAPES FROM LOCAL SCENES

Strolling Down Old Rapidan Road
An original framed 16 x 20 acrylic painting on stretched canvas.
Memory Lane:
...as a teenager working for a neighbor (sheep farmer) who lived here
...holding sheep as the wool was sheared
...taking down an old railed fence
...removing rocks from the pasture
...cleaning and removing grass and debris from a clogged stream
riding on the back of the neighbor's tractor returning home
...jogging down memory lane

Painting techniques:
...usage of tissue paper for texture
...impasto
...complementary colors for simultaneous contrasts
...high contrasting lights and darks

On exhibition at  Art Upstairs, 112 w. Main Street Charlottesville, Virginia throughout the month of March.
Reception on Friday, March 5th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm

I welcome your comments

3 comments:

Amie Salmon said...

Beautiful, Lee! I see why your students come out so talented and capable of painting : )

Anonymous said...

The vibrant colors stand out!

Anonymous said...

This painting will always make the heart long for home. Beautiful!!!

Sarah