Three Oil Sketches – Orange, Connecticut

This is the first of three oil sketches done in Orange, Connecticut.  Even though we are in the middle of the summer, this Japanese Maple seems to be foreseeing the future, with its yellow/orange leaves and cool shade. Here are two more sketches.   Trying to capture the heat of a summer morning.  Intense, but not yet overpowering…                 “Orchard House” was painted last summer… These three paintings … Read more