Barn Motif #70
Due to the disappearance of old barns in Iowa, I have decided to paint a few more of these relics. These structures are dilapidated and full of great character.
This particular barn is located in northwest Iowa near the Spencer area. I worked from a photo given to me by a friend. There is a solitary hay bale and light post next to the barn. I didn’t notice the hay bale in the photo at first.
This piece was painted “alla prima,” which is done in one sitting. I used a basic mixture of grays and ochres. The foreground was done in the scumbling method with a bristle brush.
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|Original 14″ × 11″|
Flat black wood frame (20.25" x 15.75") with gray and light brown mats
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Actual image size is 7.86″×10″.
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