|Oil on board 24x19 cm|
Lovely day painting in the countryside a ten-minute walk from my home. It was overcast, a bit breezy at times, and then sun would peek out quickly and I would try to capture shadows. Cyclists, a horse and buggy, hikers...heard distant bells of the local pastor's flock of goats. I wish I knew the names of all the lovely spring flowers.
Tuve un precioso día pintando en el campo a diez minutos a pie de mi casa. Estaba nublado, un poco ventoso a veces, y luego sol miraría hacia fuera rápidamente y yo intentaría capturar sombras. Ciclistas, caballos y buggies, excursionistas ... oyeron campanas lejanas del rebaño de cabras del pastor local. Ojalá supiera los nombres de todas las hermosas flores de primavera
As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward."
(Vincent van Gogh's letter to Theo van Gogh, c.29 October 1883)
Camino El Rincón
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Oil on gallery-wrapped canvas 20x20 cm. It is so very hot this month in Spain, but it's summer hot, the kind I relish that makes me ...