One day while out antiquing, I walked into a very dark, old barn filled with all sorts of interesting items. These duck decoys sat on a ledge by a window. The sun was bright and warm and beyond the barn was a barnyard with chickens. The contrast of the dark inside and the bright outside caught my eye and I snapped several photos for future paintings.
The Old Timer
Another place I am drawn to is junkyards. I love to see old rusty machinery. The structure and textures fascinate me. I am sure this old car was a prized possession in its day. Now it a sat in the scrapyard with other broken, rusty relics.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
"Dancing Poppies" An Original Watercolor by Donna Berk Barlup
An Original Watercolor by Donna Berk Barlup
23" x 30"
They were swaying in the wind. And the way their stems curved and bent, it reminded me of a dance. Their bright orange-red flowers seemed so large on those delicate stems.