Friday, March 8, 2013

An Original Oil Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell

© Claire Beadon Carnell
8 x 10

This past Wednesday was a snow day - meteorologists
were warning of snow accumulations that could 
amount to as much as 10 - 12 inches.  I cancelled classes
for the day, and started  to paint a Spring scene.

We didn't get the predicted amounts of snow, but
it was a great day for painting.  This is a view 
not all that far from my house, and is just one
of the many orchards in our area.  I loved the 
new leaves of the red maples, and all of those 
glorious apple trees in bloom.

Spring stirs the land awake from a very grey winter!

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Claire Beadon Carnell
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Julie Riker said...

Very pretty! I have given up on the idea of painting a snow scene this year...anxious for spring too.

Sue Marrazzo said...

Hi Claire...
This is so easy on the eyes.....

Deborah Nell said...

I agree. It is a very soothing painting... bring on the Spring! Beautifully done.