Monday, December 15, 2008

Snow on Padfield Main Road

Oil on plywood panel 8" x 8" Please contact me if you are interested in purchasing this painting


Blogger Martin Figlinski said...


Thanks for comment on my blog. I just checked out your work and must say I like it very much! Consider me a new fan. I especially like the foggy and rainy street scenes. You've got me wanting to paint a moody scene full of atmosphere! Maybe in my next piece?


Martin Figlinski

2:48 PM  
Blogger Gerald Schwartz said...

Beautiful! not much more need be said..

5:42 PM  
Blogger marjorie wilson said...

Just love the tones you achieve in those lovely wintery scenes Sheila. Love the feeling of 'calm' that I see in them. Keep them coming please. They inspire me!

6:26 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Martin, thanks for visiting. Glad to have inspired you but I think your work already has mood and atmosphere (if not fog and rain). Anyway, I will keep visiting!

7:06 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Gerald thanks, it's kind of you to say so.

7:06 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Marjorie, the tones are not so difficult to do but I am really pleased that you see "calm" in the paintings - that is what I hope for.

7:07 PM  
Anonymous nick said...

Brr, I remember the Northern winter just like this. Reminds me of Seago.

9:49 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks for the compliment Nick, and yes, it was very cold that day.

9:22 AM  
Blogger Annie said...

I'm really pleased to have found your blog. Your work is so inspiring and so full of atmosphere! Do you paint outdoors?

4:08 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Annie, nice to meet you. I did start to do some outdoor painting this summer but when the bad weather kicked in I chickened out and went out with my camera, so these foggy, snowy paintings are done from my own photos but I photo edit them a lot as the first stage of painting the picture.

5:28 PM  
Blogger Don Gray said...

Sheila, these fog and snow scenes are really fine. I like how uncompromising they are--they carry a lot of truth--both observational and emotional.

9:12 AM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

That's really good to hear Don, thank you.

10:16 AM  
Blogger Diane Hoeptner (hep-ner) said...


2:13 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Diane, thank you. Glad you like it.

2:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have to agree with what Don Gray said. They're great!

1:46 AM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks Brian, appreciate that.

10:48 AM  
Blogger JEANNE ILLENYE said...

How to make gray tones...and gray days've done it!! Great job! Jeanne

6:17 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks Jeanne - I've always kind of liked grey :-D

10:00 PM  

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