ADAMS LANE • 24 inches x 36 inches • in progress
Here's where I had left off yesterday.
My goal for today is to get the white fence in the left corner started and finished. This took me most of the day.
Here's a closeup. The sides with the shadows get outlined in blue...
Then I go back and add a coat of white paint that's slightly tinted blue. (The sunny side of the fence gets white paint that's slightly tinted yellow.)
I finished the white fence (which is really more a yellow and blue fence,) and then began the posts for the barbed wire fence. I love painting things made out of wood like these tree-trunk-looking posts. Not sure why... maybe because they are quick and easy.
My work day is over. But before I quit I began adding leaves to the large trees on the farm.
I spent most of my day painting a fence.
There are about 55 different little pieces that make up the white fence. So this part of the painting is a rather slow-going process. But the reward is most satisfying!
My favorite thing about the fence is the contrast between the two sides. I wanted a strong feeling of sunshine, so there’s a “sunny side” and a “shadow side.”
As you may have guessed… I prefer the sunny side of the fence!