Under an October Sky is a plein air 8x10 oil by Shirley Fachilla.
I've posted this painting before, but I did want to share with you that it was accepted as a finalist in the Richeson 75 International Small Works show.
I’m very grateful to my friend, Jean McGuire who told me she especially liked it because her comment inspired me to submit it!
It’s of a very typical
scene, a field of soybeans. In Tennessee , soybeans are one of our cash crops, along with tobacco and corn; and the plant is pretty ubiquitous. But though it’s common and unassuming, combined with our lovely rolling hills, it can put on a show. my state
I love it when the ordinary turns beautiful, and we artists have the pleasure of painting it!