Garden Path

 Garden Path Copyright 2015 Kim T. Richards. All rights reserved.

Garden Path Copyright 2015 Kim T. Richards. All rights reserved.

My sketch and photography visit to the gardens at Oatlands in Leesburg, VA continues to inspire my paintings. In this painting, I was intrigued by the play of opposites, the green organic shapes of the foliage contrasted with the regularity and hard edged shapes of the building and bricks. 

Just this week, I was back at Oatlands and all the wonderful plants in this area of the garden were in full bloom. Instead of greens and reds, this area was a riot of many bright and beautiful colors.  I may have to start a new painting.....