Saturday, September 5, 2009

Tree Study #1

Tree Study #1
Oil on Canvas
5 x7 inches
Auburn, Alabama
September 4, 2009

Just like a golfer can’t go to the driving range enough a painter can’t make enough studies. I’ve looked at this tree out my studio window a thousand times but by painting it I learned a little more.

All trees have their own distinct characteristics, by studying them you can be true to them with paint instead of reverting to a stereotype tree like we all drew when we were five.

If you would like to buy "Tree Study #1", please contact Ronald Bayens at

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