Friday, March 12, 2010

Some Signs of Spring

There are indeed some signs of spring at last after a very severe and long winter. I just headed up to the woods near my home yesterday morning and painted this one in beautiful sunshine. It was cold though - just a little above freezing.

Spring Sunlight, Forth Mountain
(14" x 18" Oil on Canvas)

This was my initial block-in:-

And after about another twenty minutes or so:-

And here is a photo of the scene taken before I started:-


Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Michael - this is heavenly. I can almost feel the warmth of the sun. Absolutely wonderful, as always!!!

Michael McGuire said...

Thanks Claire. It wasn't near as warm as it looks in the painting!

rob ijbema said...

hey this looks familiar!
good to see you enjoying the good weather michael,especially the good,good light!

Michael McGuire said...

Yeah, you've been down that road before, Rob! Thanks for having a look and leaving a comment here.