Monday, January 9, 2012

Outing with Kara the Hen

Oil on linen on panel, 6" x 6" -- Buy it at Daily Paintworks Gallery

This painting is about a little pet chicken walking through the gate by a garden shed. I was doing a study of shadows of trees in my backyard on a warm sunny day. Most of our chickens were roaming in the front yard, and I was alone. When I was about to finish painting, Kara, one of our Ameraucana hens, showed up in front of my easel. So I included her in my painting, and I called it finished.

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