"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Songs of the Pioneers song from TV show "Wagon Train." Dawn on the mythic Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, looking toward Raton from Cimarron. -- Clarkphoto. A curmudgeon's old-fashioned newspaper column, cross-breeding metaphors and journalism and art, for readers in 150 countries.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Barn, again

Barn, again, 9 by 12, 140# d'Arches paper
This is based on a composition in Ray Campbell Smith's book, "Landscapes in Watercolour," but with an American barn instead of an English one, though I'm still experimenting with his choice of colors. It took several tries.

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