Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Free Form - A Work in Progress

-10F (-23C) and the temperature is steadily dropping. You can hear the boards on the house crack as the nails in the wood contract.

I filled all the seed feeders around the house and have had to bring one of them inside to repair the broken hanging cord which snapped due to the winds yesterday. Tomorrow I will have to put more fat into all the feeders in the swamp maple.

It continues to be windy and although it is only -14F (-25C) now, but with the wind chill it is closer to -31F (-35C). Walking up from the barn facing into the wind my cheeks came very close to being frost bitten. The bright point is that it isn't snowing and we have sunshine.

I really couldn't get into painting today so I decided to play with a large flat brush and a limited palette of colours and swirl paint around to create some interesting shapes.

I am not sure where I am going to go with this one, but it looks as though I have an abstract fish in here swimming around.

I will post this painting at a later date.