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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Amish Farm in Pennsylvania - 4x8 Oil Painting

Don't forget to enter this month's painting giveaway if you haven't entered yet!


4x8 on canvas panel
SOLD

This week's challenge from Different Strokes from Different Folks was to take a black and white photo of this farm in Pennsylvania and add our own interpretation of color to it. I really enjoyed this one; I sometimes have a hard time deviating from the colors right in front of me in a reference so it was nice to not have any idea what the actual colors were in the scene.

Tomorrow I'm heading to the mountains!

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9 Comments:

Blogger Edward Burton said...

Really beautiful, Kerri - I love the colors you chose. Great job.

12:39 PM  
Blogger Anne Marie Propst said...

Your color combination is just beautiful. Great job.

5:04 PM  
Blogger Ann Rogers said...

Love your subtle, hazy feel in the painting. Nice entry!

6:04 PM  
Blogger Kerri Settle said...

Thanks everyone! It was originally a little more subdued but after seeing it on the monitor I decided to punch it up a bit.

9:22 PM  
Blogger laurens.paint.palette said...

Ooooo I love the hint of blue! Nice job!

7:20 AM  
Blogger julie davis said...

I think painting color from black and white must be a great exercise--I'll have to give it a shot sometime. I really love the peaceful tone of this one.

9:42 AM  
Blogger Camille LaRue Olsen said...

Yours is beautiful, Kerri! Really serene, so nice.

5:14 PM  
Blogger Kerri Settle said...

Thank you Lauren, Julie, and Camille for stopping in to comment. I liked this challenge and wouldn't mind trying something similar to it again in the future.

9:27 PM  
Blogger Claire said...

Hi Kerri, Thanks for visiting my blog. I really liked the sense of distance you got in your DSFDF painting 'Amish Farm...'. Checked out the other work on your blog - very nice!

10:46 PM  

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