Clouds over the marsh
Acrylic on cradled birch panel
12 x 12 inches
Barbara Muir © 2015Today as I bought flowers at the flower
shop, it was snowing and slushy --
pure winter outside. But warm compared
to our recent freezing world. And here's
the exciting news for people craving spring --
the tulips are in the flower store, and
crocuses -- a sure sign that spring is on
You can expect paintings of the beautiful
tulips I bought today in the coming week.
But for now -- this is the small cloud
painting I'm working on. I started and
had to sand it off, and begin again, and
this time it's going perfectly.
I love clouds, and those in Nova Scotia
last summer were especially compelling.
This is of a spectacular cloud forming
in the distance over the marshes
near our school house, part of a tidal
Just looking at the reference photo
had me dreaming of Nova Scotia and
summer, and I hope my painting has
the same effect.
Have a dreaming-of-spring-and-summer day.
great to have your head in the clouds(especially Nova Scotia clouds) on this winter weekend. It's easy to see the love you have for this place, in this painting. beautiful
Thank you Sally,
It has been a lovely winter weekend though -- super warm.
I still have to work on it, but I'm delighted that you like it so far.
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