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Lane on Chelsea West Hill – oil on linen canvas 38 x 30

Done from two photos taken in the mid seventies. Cruising along on a crisp and clear fall day with Nikon F2 on the seat next to me, I stopped and took two pictures, one atop the other, and merged them for this view. A one inch grid on the canvas and corresponding print was the basis for getting things similar in scale.

Marin and Tevis the Wonder Goat

Marin and Tevis the Wonder Goat – Oil on linen 30″ x 24″ 2014

Marin milking her very own goat, Tevis VJ, circa 1977. I did my best to stay loose on this effort and not try to get everything ‘right’ as I normally cannot help doing.

Lewis Creek Mill, Starksboro, VT - Oil on board 17 1/2" x 14 1/4"

Lewis Creek Mill, Starksboro, VT – Oil on board 17 1/2″ x 14 1/4″

Done from an old snapshot taken in mid ’70s on oil primed (Daniel Smith) luan plywood.

Gordy's Heifer Barn, Waitsfield, VT - pastel on mat board 12 3/4" 18 1/4"

Gordy’s Heifer Barn, Waitsfield, VT – pastel on mat board 12 3/4″ 18 1/4″

This was done from a slide taken many years ago. The barn still stands on the East Warren Rd in Waitsfield and is where Gordy Eurich housed his Holstein heifers. The view is west towards the Presidential chain of mountains.

Old Harris Place, E Warren, VT pastel

Old Harris Place, E Warren, VT pastel on sandpaper reworked 2003

The house sat on an out of the way spot on Fuller Hill in East Warren. The view is east towards the Roxbury mountains. Other sheds and barn, along with the porch roof, had crumbled by the time I took the photo (around 1968) that I did this from.

Bred-Heifers-WP

Bred Heifers – pastel on Sabretooth paper 7 7/8″ x 10 3/8″ C.1992

Ladies enjoying an Indian summer afternoon in a pasture on the Airport Road in East Warren. They were part of the Dave DeFreest family herd. The DeFreest family farms that land today.

Tunbridge, Fall Afternoon - pastel on Wallis paper - 14" x 2 1/4" 2010

Tunbridge, Fall Afternoon – pastel on Wallis paper – 14″ x 21 1/4″ 2010

The view is from the bridge on Rt 110 where a branch of the White River passes underneath. A covered bridge is seen just beyond the dam.

Airport 1/4 Mile (DeFreest Barn) - oil on canvas

Airport 1/4 Mile (DeFreest Barn) – oil on canvas

 

Middlesex, VT Dam pastel on Sabretooth paper

Middlesex, VT Dam pastel on Sabretooth paper

The view is east and the dam is on the Winooski River. The bridge beyond used to link Rt100B to Rt2.

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