Emily in the Flint Hills

emilyintheflinthills

Emily in the Flint Hills

  • 12″ x 36″, triptych of 3/ 12″x12″ canvases
  • Oil on Canvas
  • In a private collection

This is an example of a painting started in the field, literally, and finished in the studio. Three canvases are joined for this Flint Hills view. It seemed the perfect background for a wonderful woman who has decided to make the Flint Hills her home. Ever gracious, welcoming and interesting, Emily sits holding her cup of tea, one of which you would also be sipping if you were her guest. The red pillows? Late into the evening one weekend at Em’s we sewed red pillows  which were set on straw bales for the live music venue at a local festival. Where did all that red fabric come from? I think those trunks in the attic are magic.

 

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