Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Fields of gold

This painting has been sold

Oil on hardboard 8" x 8"

Don't know what crop was growing in those fields but they kind of shone out despite the greyish sky.


Blogger Jala Pfaff said...

Wow, I LOVE this.

8:46 PM  
Blogger Barbara M. said...

This is so beautiful.
I love the muted colour and the brighter yellow fields.


9:36 PM  
Blogger Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

This is my first visit to your blog (I'm not following you, Jala, I swear!) and I have to say I LOVE your work! This piece will not last long, I predict. The tonality is so gorgeous.

9:57 PM  
Blogger Sheila said...

This is lovely! Textures are wonderful.

5:00 AM  
Blogger Gwen Bell said...

Great painting! I love those bright yellow fields next to the warm gray hills and the scumbled reds in the foreground field. Really soothing yet strong at the same time.

5:20 AM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks all for your kind comments. I struggled a lot with this one so they are much appreciated.

8:42 AM  
Blogger rob ijbema said...

what a great composition sheila,
really draws you in...and want to stay there

10:35 AM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Cheers Rob! I'm lovin your Tour paintings!

11:37 AM  
Blogger Barbara Pask said...

Love this Sheila, it really stood out on Daily Painters.

5:27 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks Barbara, I was so unsure about it actually.

7:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

beautiful title for a beautiful painting. love your brushwork! r.

11:02 PM  
Blogger Diana Moses Botkin said...

Those bright fields are indeed fascinating and make this painting exciting.

In our area there are yellow-green fields of canola growing that are wonderfully exciting too. The color always makes me smile.

8:22 AM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thank you Rahina and Diana. I think the crop may be rape. They make rapeseed oil with it.

9:17 AM  
Blogger Mary Sheehan Winn said...

love this BEAUTY!

6:19 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thank you Mary - love the cat painting!

7:23 PM  
Blogger Roxanne Steed said...

I'm catching up from summer...I've missed following your blog....I honestly think you live in one of the most beautiful places on the planet! I love these vast rolling expanses of land and how you portray them! There is an abstract sense to them (and yet a very direct sense of place, too!)!

1:09 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks Roxanne. It may seem vast but it is small compared to the US ! Also we have a lot of wound down industry here also - but that has its own kind of beauty.

3:10 PM  

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