Thursday, July 11, 2013

Sails at Rest on Schroon Lake by Susie Morrell

©2013 Susie Morrell Sails at Rest on Schroon Lake
 oil on panel 6 x 6 
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I drove the Adirondack Mountains region of New York to drop off my son at camp this past weekend.  Rather than just turning around and driving straight back, I thought I would tour around the lake region a bit and came across this wonderful marina at Schroon Lake where I spotted this sailboat that was begging to be painted!  This piece is painted completely with a palette knife.  I wanted to achieve a sense of atmosphere that was present when I was painting it… a misty, overcast kind of day.  I was close enough to hear the water lapping against the rocks.  It was a blissful moment.  I am happy with the results.  



5 comments:

Debra Kreiger said...

Very nice Susie!

Linda Young said...

lovely painting and knife work.

Sue Marrazzo said...

LOVE IT!!!
The colors are the best, Susie.

Mary Beth Brath said...

Great piece Susie. I love seeing your posts.

Cecelia Lyden said...

Love the perspective, palette and composition as well as the subject-love it all.