Art Farm of a Country Woman

Painting My World with My Heart~

"Heart Mending" Acrylic Painting by L'Adelaide Scott-Country-Woman-Studio

This is another little experiment in acrylic collage on gessoed watercolor paper. Hearts have been a theme for several of these paintings.  Following the disastrous fires in this area, the heartbreak in my hometown is palpable everywhere you turn. From the burned skeletons of homes and businesses, trees and vineyards, to the miles upon miles of black hills, stretching east as far as one can see.
This seems a fitting piece to show today after seeing the incredible destruction of theses terrible fires.

Set against a background of her paintings and the Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, landscapes they depict, this short documentary is a portrait of the life and work of one of Canada’s foremost primitive painters, Maud Lewis. Emerging from her youth crippled with arthritis…

deer sunset

If a real live buyer with wads of cash came along, maybe, but I cannot see it. A morning that looks like this is what I seek.

rosemary and jasmine

Spring is my favorite time of year. Here we are galloping quickly into summer but I’ll hang on to it as long as I can! Especially after a very wet, blustery, long winter where I live in usually sunny California.

Flowers are at their finest in spring. Especially garden flowers; not coddled, sunburned, frosted, never perfect, those are the best.