First Light of Day

I am increasingly drawn to farming scenes these days.  I think maybe because it is one of the last ties society has to a simpler way of life and one that is sadly, quickly disappearing. The other day I passed the place where an old barn stood, and sure enough, it's no longer there. In this painting, I wanted to convey the stillness of early morning, right before the "chores" start.  I painted it almost alla prima, I had the image in my mind and let the painting tell me what to do.  C + C are always welcomed. It is an 18 X 24 acrylic on canvas.

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Christina Evans

About Christina Evans


I was born in New Jersey, my family moved to California when I was young and now I am living the country life in Spotsylvania, Virginia with my own family.  I paint in an impressionistic style and the subject of my work is always light and the mood associated with it.  I use photographs, sketches and memory to capture the light and shadows and the essence of a particular place.   With a supportive husband and two children who love to paint along with me, I have the wonderful opportunity to pursue what I love to do.  I appreciate all feedback on this site,  I think that is the best way to keep learning and improving.

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