Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Fire on the moors

This painting has been sold

Oil on hardboard 8" x 8"

Occasionally in the summer months when the bracken is very dry we sometimes get a fire on the moors overlooking the town. This one took place in 2006 and was quite a big one for us, posing a bit of a threat to the poeople living in the foothills.


Blogger perez.art said...

Sheila hello, Just to say that your wonderful tonalism I loved. also I added your site to my fellow artists links list.
Alex Perez

3:32 PM  
Blogger m collier said...

Truly enjoy your paintings. The colors and compositions are a soothing pleasure. I feel certain peacefulness when I look at your paintings.

4:41 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Alex and M. thanks so much for visiting and for your kind and supportive words. I appreciate it.

1:11 AM  
Blogger Don Gray said...

Moody. I like it a lot.

8:49 AM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks Alex. I do make an effort to consider tones quite deliberately. Glad you like it and thanks for listing me.

1:04 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks M. I appreciate your letting me know your response to my work. It is very useful information. Thank you.

1:06 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thank you Don. Always nice to see you on the blog.

1:06 PM  
Blogger Stephen Magsig said...

Color, composition and values are just terrific, this is one of my favorites. Really like the overall warmth.

5:39 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks Stephen.. this painting took a while to harmonize on a number of fronts but eventually I was satisfied that it had all come together.

7:10 PM  

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