From weather-worn outbuildings and rusty farm equipment to patchwork fields and white picket fence lines, the pastoral landscape offers much to inspire. Join these seven artists as they take you on a tour of the countryside through their rural landscapes.
“I found this working wagon on a ranch during En Plein Air Texas,” says John Caggiano. “I loved the various saws, tools, and other mechanical attachments that I couldn’t quite identify. I was told that it was an early 19th-century John Deere. I had no idea the company had been around that long, which made painting it of greater interest for me.”
“We all work together to get the hay cut and into the barn during haying season,” says Poppy Balser. “It’s sometimes hard to find time to paint when there are so many tasks to perform. Happily, the hay is still damp with dew early in the morning, making it a bad time for baling, but the best time for painting. I made this piece early one morning, and by sunset that night all the hay in the painting was baled up and in the barn.”
Upcoming travel and art events with Streamline Publishing:
- September 22-29, 2019: Fall Color Week: Ghost Ranch
- October 11-19, 2019: Fine Art Connoisseur Art Trip to France
- November 10-13, 2019: Figurative Art Convention & Expo
- May 2-6, 2020: The 9th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo