Fall in a New England Suburb

 

Every year, the fall foliage in Massachusetts surprises me. It’s been 17 years, and I still marvel at how beautiful my suburban town becomes. There’s always so much going on to the eye! The wide range of colors, their intensity, the light peeking through, the overlap of old, wooden electrical posts, the layers of black wires cutting across everything...

I really wanted to paint it, but I read in a painting magazine that this was a tough theme to paint. Autumn colors are so intense, artists end up struggling balancing the bright reds and oranges. How could I approach this? So, I got the idea of using real leaves! I had accumulated so many with my daughters when they were younger; I found them, glued them, and painted the electrical posts and wires. And then…. it still wasn’t perfect. It took me a lot of trial and error, but eventually, I found the balance of colors I was looking for.

This is not a “regular” painting for me. I took a lot of risks, and I honestly wasn’t expecting people to like it. But to my surprise, my viewers responded very positively, and the painting even won a prize in a group exhibition! Are you amazed by something beautiful that happens every year?

 

Back
Quick Navigation to all Paintings


Story Behind the Painting
TitleFall in a New England Suburb
Year2017
Size16"x20"
MediaCollage and Oil paint on Masonite
Contact me to purchase the original at marion@marionsworkshop.com

Select Canvas Print Size
$35 Flat Rate Shipping per canvas
Free local delivery available, more information during checkout
Previous Canvas Next Canvas
Story Behind the Painting
TitleFall in a New England Suburb
Year2017
Size16"x20"
MediaCollage and Oil paint on Masonite
Contact me to purchase the original at marion@marionsworkshop.com
Select Canvas Print Size
$35 Flat Rate Shipping per canvas
Free local delivery available, more information during checkout
More Information About Canvas Prints

Fall in a New England Suburb

Close

© 2002-2017 "Marion's Workshop" - All rights reserved - Last Update 2018-03-28
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Marion's Workshop is prohibited.
marion@marionsworkshop.com
© 2002-2017 "Marion's Workshop" - All rights reserved
Last Update 2018-03-28
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without
express written permission of Marion's Workshop is prohibited.
marion@marionsworkshop.com