Sunday, January 10, 2010

Walking with Ella: figurative oil painting

Walking with Ella©2010 C. L.Burgess 8x6 oil on canvas nfs

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. Langston Hughes

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. John Ruskin

I decided to paint the memory of my rainy Thanksgiving walk with my grand daughter in the

backyard near Rattlesnake creek.

She had this funny cute, bunny hat on and she was pretty in pink.

What more can be said?

Simply put, one can find geat happiness in the simple act of holding a young child's hand

and just being together. Rain or shine.

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