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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

HISTORIC PEACE CHURCH
An Original Plein Air Oil Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell


'Historic Peace Church'
 Built in 1798, Camp Hill PA
Plein Air
Oil on Linen Panel 
9 x 12


Today was the first day of the second annual Camp Hill Plein Air Event.
I drove around to find a place to paint, and wound up
leaving the borough of Camp Hill and heading for the
historic Peace Church.  I drove down into the cemetery,
and found the perfect angle to catch the sunlight on the
building, and also that magnificent Red Maple.

This was done entirely on site.  I am glad I finished up
when I did because the grounds-keepers came in to
mow, and decided to mow right where I was painting!

Here's my set up - I was about 85% - 90% done at this point.
No one was mowing at this point :)




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Claire Beadon Carnell
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3 comments:

martinealison said...

Une toile vraiment pleine de charme et de sérénité...
J'aime les différentes nuances de vos verts.
Gros bisous

CrimsonLeaves said...

That tree is absolutely stunning! I love old cemeteries attached to churches. Actually, I just like cemeteries and I am not sure why. The beautiful headstones, the stories behind those interred...

hmuxo said...

Wow! That maple tree is beautiful and love the light on the tree and Church.! Just a beautiful painting, Claire!!

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