Thursday, February 04, 2010

The Post Office

landscape painting england snow winter street scene stalybridge

Acrylic on hardboard 8" x 7.5" £65 (please contact me if you are interested in purchasing this painting

Lots of Post Office buldings have sadly closed down in the UK but the one in our small town has managed to survive. It's a beautiful old building next to the Library (another beautiful old building). If you have ever bought a painting from me, then this is the place from which it was shipped. (But we don't often see it covered in snow!)


Blogger Gerald Schwartz said...

Sheila I like how you have given these snow paintings a wonderful sense of place.

3:52 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thank you Gerald. I'm lucky to live in a place that inspires me I think!

2:06 PM  
Blogger Barbara M. said...

Hi Sheila,
I love how the trees have been stylized. Fabulous mood.

Take care,


4:16 AM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Thanks Barbara, trees always give me some pain. I'm not sure I'll ever handle them to my satisfaction.

12:10 PM  
Blogger Mary Sheehan Winn said...

I thought England was SO beautiful. Everything was old. Even old gas stations were charming, and the skies are HUGE in England. Love these paintings, Sheila.

2:43 PM  
Blogger Sheila Vaughan said...

Hi Mary - yeh, I have heard that before, that Americans think the skies in England are huge. I don't understand why. Is it because the things on the ground have to "push up" so much to make room for each other that they all seem small?

4:57 PM  

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