Greek Revival House Painting - 1847 House

This painting was sold recently to a collector in the southern US.   I went with a more close up portrait style for this painting of a Greek Revival style house.   I experimented with some new brush techniques in this piece for the lawn and trees, that I have continued to use since.   This piece was done in acrylic paint on stretched canvas.

1847 House by Sharon France

 

 

Quiet Country Landscape Painting

To my Little Country House

 

This original painting by myself Sharon France and is a bit of an imaginary self portrait.  I have loved the country since I was a kid, visiting my grandparents remote Midwestern farm.  This little girl came from my imagination about a decade ago and finds her way into my paintings every so often.  In this scene she is headed towards a little white cottage in a quiet meadow scene. 

American Road Trip - Country Landscape Paintings

Thank you to Ugallery for featuring my farm paintings in their curated collection "American Road Trip" 

A COUNTRY MILE

Serene in the expanses of the American Heartland, Sharon France paints captivatingly simple and bucolic landscapes that express the idealism of farm life. Through clear tripartite compositional divisions – background, mid-ground, and foreground – she creates a harmony throughout her canvas.

My paintings on Ugallery

“I love to travel through the back roads of the American heartland during the summer. The young rows of corn and soybeans look like long ribbons of green with the dark brown Midwestern soil between them. By midsummer, fields of oats and wheat ripen to a beautiful, light golden-brown color. The combination of the corn, soybean fields and pastures, make me think of lovely old patchwork quilts. I find endless inspiration for my paintings on the back roads of the American Heartland.” –Sharon

 

Source: https://www.ugallery.com/art/acrylic-painting-Quietly-Grazing

Along an Old Fence Row

My inspiration for this painting came from the draft horses that I found in a rural pasture a couple of years ago.  I painted them into aquiet country scene from my imagination.  I miss seeing the old fenced fields and pastures that were common when I was growing up and often add them to my country paintings. 

This piece measures  18" x 14" x .75 and is done in acrylic on stretched canvas.  The sides of this gallery wrap canvas are painted to match and it is wired to hang, so that no framing is necessary.