|5'Oclock Shadows; 9x12 pastel $145 ready to frame|
On the back roads, there are so many things to see! Horses and cattle grazing in lush pasture, barns in various states of health, rows of crops, kids playing on swingsets. The back roads are slower, yes, but to me, oh so worth it!
I was heading home just as the sun was setting last summer, and found this scene. I pulled over, let Arty out (another bonus of those backroads--no traffic!) and snapped some photos. I also just took it in--smelled the fresh air, felt the breeze, you know "stopped to smell the roses" kinda thing. This is what I kept in mind as I painted this piece, "5o'clock Shadows", hoping those things I was feeling will come across to the viewer.