Another painting from Martintown

Posted: November 4th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Alla-Prima Painting, Landscape Painting, Plein-air Landscape | No Comments »

This is the first sketch I had painted on my excursion to Martintown in August. I finally took the time to adjust a few things, mostly lengthening the barn. That might seem like an odd thing to adjust, but the barn had this feeling of being really short, or sunken into the ground. I originally painted it as it was but realized afterward that due to the lack of scale in my painting, the barn didn’t look right. I had to adjust its height to get the right feel for it. Does it now work? I’m not sure!

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Overgrown Barn
Martintown, Ontario
oil on canvas
8×10


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