Saturday, December 6, 2014

Back at Ward Ranch



It was just recently I painted at the E. Waldo Ward Ranch in Sierra Madre and posted the watercolor in E. Waldo Ward Ranch.  A few weeks later I was at another paint-out there with another group.  The ranch and jelly factory property is a nice place to paint.  We had a big turn-out of painters since many like to shop in the small Waldo Ward store for holiday cooking and gifts.  A visit is always interesting and there are always fun areas to discover.  Rusty old farming and canning equipment seems to be everywhere, in a charming way.  I chose a view that had some sun on a yellow building with the red barn loft peeking over its roof.  While we painted we could smell strawberries.  They were making some strawberry jam!
       
8 x 10" Watercolor



Some of the artists at the paint-out

The yellow building in my painting is a garage for this!

10 comments:

  1. Love your post and also the smell of strawberries, which I can smell here!!! Happy Sunday

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  2. So cool. I love the purple shadow in your watercolor.... so did you buy some jam?

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    1. Thanks Liz, might not be quite as purple in person. Can't seem to get the proper look online. Wonderful jam...

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  3. Nice work, Sherry! Put your finger over the figure and you'd really miss his presence - I always enjoy the addition and your beautiful purple shadows.

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  4. I too can smell the strawberries - just from the reds in your painting LOL. You have caught the sunlight scene so very well

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  5. I think this is one of my favorites of yours, Sherry. Simply beautiful!

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