Sunday, January 4, 2015

'Red Leaves Floating on Water'
An Original Oil Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell
30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge
Day Four

'Red Leaves Floating on Water'
Chappaquiddick, Martha's Vineyard, MA

Day Four
Oil on Panel
6 x 8
125.00 plus PA Sales Tax/Free Shipping

This is my fourth entry for Leslie Saeta's 'Thirty Paintings in
Thirty Days Challenge 2015'.  For this challenge, I have
decided to do thirty small studies from my trip last September
to Martha's Vineyard.  My hope is that some of these studies
will be worked into larger paintings.

I was standing on a bridge looking down at the reflections
on the water at the Mytoi Japanese Gardens
in Chappaquiddick waiting for the turtles to peek up
 through the water when I noticed the brilliant red leaves. 
At first I thought they were tiny koi, but quickly realized that
they were leaves that had fallen off a tree
and were bobbing and floating along on the surface
of the water.   A beautiful moment while I was visiting
Martha's Vineyard.

If you would like to join this Challenge, or just follow the
work of the participating artists, visit her blog:

Slices of Life by Leslie Saeta

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Claire Beadon Carnell
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