In the spirit of keeping occupied during our first full winter living in Minnesota, I’m trying to paint more often. Although I like to paint from life, sometimes that’s not possible, so I do work from photos. Taking my own, or using royalty free stock photos, and then cropping or altering the composition is fun and satisfying to me.
Here’s my latest “Winter Rose Dreams”:
Prints are available here: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/winter-rose-dreams-barbara-oertli.html
Also, I’m happy to report that the original of the landscape painting I featured in my last blog has sold! There are still prints available through this link: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/winter-landscape-out-back-barbara-oertli.html
We’re still in the fullness of winter here, probably another month or two of snow blowing and shoveling. Next on the agenda, a riding lawn mower!