Monday, April 23, 2018

#0020 "Snowy Trails"

From the summer of '75... sounds like a Bryan Adam's song...
"Had to paint and I tried real hard
Jimmy quit, I got married
I shoulda known I'd never get far"
This is a very popular winter scene which has been done lots of times. This was a picture that Mario Airomi had in his studio. Mario insisted that I was ready to give it a try. I was twenty-two at the time and had to agree. Time waits for no one.

What resulted was my very first landscape painting. My art career was secondary to graduating from Honours Physics at Queens and getting married as well. Life was busy and that explains why it took me twenty-two years to get to my first landscape.
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#2223 "Covey of Cattle"

These cattle belong to the Covey Family which has farmed the area since 1905 or so. Most people think of a covey as a flock of birds but ...