Paintings from the Midwest- Autumn Marsh

 
Autumn Marsh

"Autumn Marsh"
Skokie, Illinois
Oil
20x16"

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Story Behind the Painting

I painted this scene Sunday, Oct 13, 2013 at the Brushes with Nature artist plein air event sponsored by the Skokie Fine Arts Commission and the Illinois Arts Council. Please Google the event for more photos. We were at the Emily Oaks Nature Center in Skokie on a most gorgeous, sunny Fall day. I started the canvas at about 1pm and finished around 4 using classic oil alla prima "wet in wet" technique to capture the natural afternoon light. I touched it back up last night a day later to sign and add a few extra details.