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Monday, January 4, 2010

January 4, Snowy evening in purple


Hilary says I lean toward a purple palette. Since I was already leaning in that direction, I pushed it just a little further and painted a snowy evening in purple. Since it's also a wooded scene, totally from my imagination, it also hints at Robert Frost's "Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening," a poem worth committing to memory. The painting harkens, too, of Frost's "easy wind and downy flake" with fantasy swirls of wind and snow.

This painting is 11" x 14" and as per my unique pricing system, $40.

SOLD

5 comments:

  1. Gee, what a fine purple painting!

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  2. neat....I am awaiting the next and the next...thanks..mark p

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  3. Very surreal--the subtitle could be "Long Prairie, Minnesota, meets 'Harold and the Purple Crayon.'"

    It's one of those places you wish were really there instead of just in your imagination!!

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  4. Mark, glad you made it into the comment box : )

    Rachel, just call me Harold : )

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  5. My favorite so far. Can't wait to see more!!

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