Halifax 2009, 4'x2'4", acrylic on wood
Sometimes a painting starts out as a mongrel that is thrown up on the easel for fun. The result is a very loose painting style, carefree because the stakes are low. A great way to paint and I think the result in this painting shows a whimsical slapdash. It's like I let the painting out to play and get its clothes dirty and then I did a little polish and sent it on it's way.
I sold this one at the 21 annual Folk Art Festival in Lunenburg, N.S. to a couple that live in Dartmouth and look out their window at this cityscape. They were happy.