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Heading for the Apple Trees

24.00"W x 24.00"H x 0.8"D

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: animals, maine, olson house, horse

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 24"W x 24"H x 0.8"D

Year Created: 2014

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We were visiting the Olson House where Wyeth painted so many of his iconic works, when this horse came trotting up and headed straight for the old apple trees out back. I loved his determined trot. This was done with quality oil paints on stretched linen and may be hung without a frame.

There's a compulsion to interpret visual moments for this painter. The hope is that a special moment can somehow be preserved forever. I love working in oil paints. They are challenging and forgiving at the same time. Color, texture and light are the main components that I try to give center stage. And then sometimes I just paint a simple painting without much thought at all. It's all creative process.

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