|Oil on linen canvas, 55 x 46 cm|
You can see what Rose made of her shady spot by clicking here.
While Rose and I were on site, the landowner arrived with a couple of other men to inspect the buildings and talk about plans.
The landowner parked his pickup truck behind me and my easel, and I felt obliged to enquire if our presence was a problem - it didn't seem to be - and to apologise for not having sought his permission for painting there. The response was a request for a sketch.
So, I returned yesterday (Wednesday) to make the sketch...
Post Script: The sketch was well recieved
While Rose and I were on site, the owner of the property and some other people turned up to look at the barns and discuss a planning application related to the buildings.
The landlord parked his pickup truck right behind me and my easel. I felt obliged to enquire if our presence was a problem - it seemed not to be - and to apologise for not having asked permission first. The response was a request for a sketch.
So, I went back this afternoon and made a sketch...
... this time from a different perspective, and taking care to include the interesting (and apparently stubbornly static) old trailer chassis.