Last Night, over by the Maple Tree…

Oil on 5″x7″ canvas panel board.  (Not available)

I’ve got Halloween on my mind, and this painting feels like it should go with a ghost story about something sinister that happened last night, over by the maple tree!  I painted this one for the Daily Paintworks 2 Color Nocturne Challenge, using only phthalo blue and alizarin crimson.

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Twilight in the Neighborhood

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Oil on 5″x7″ canvas panel board. FRAMED in natural maple panel floater frame.  $65.00

I started experimenting with the palette knife over the summer, and this is one of my palette knife paintings.  It was refreshing to try something totally different, and I grew to love the process of painting this way.  The evening this was painted, I was enchanted by the twilight sky behind these buildings and one of my large catalpa trees.

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