Contemporary American Realism in colorful oil paintings by Libby Manchester Gilpatric of coastal and rural New England landscapes, urban studies, interiors, still life, figures and critters. Some win awards. Some wind up in private collections.
Growing up in Ohio surrounded by corn fields, I learned to drive on a tractor. Just before Christmas this miniature caught my eye and is now making a live appearance in this series of watercolors of a neighboring field. Nevermind the slightly wobbly tires. Soupy weather has me looking forward to spring plowing, so I'm having some fun while making these small paintings for the Thirty in Thirty Days January Challenge. (more)