August 18, 2010, Pasture Tree

Here is the painting created today.  It is oil on canvas panel, 4 inches by 6 inches.

In August the pastures and fields turn a golden color. Harvesting creates a dusty haze around the edges of the valley.  In pastures, the cattle graze under trees creating this lollipop shape where the lower branches are animal-trimmed.  Often small fences are built around the trunk to protect the trees.  Shelter belts of trees and shrubs protect the land from erosion and from the snow drifting winds.

Click on the image to see an enlargement.

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2 Responses to August 18, 2010, Pasture Tree

  1. Artswebshow says:

    this is a fantastic, yet simplistic painting

  2. aliceflynn says:

    Thank you. ~ Alice

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