Water Music is an 8x10 oil don in plein air by Shirley Fachilla.
About once every 18 months, the Chestnuts (my plein air group) paint many, many paintings of
little gem, .
We then put those paintings on sale with a chunk of the proceeds going to
benefit the park at Radnor. Radnor Lake
I joined in the paint-a-thon, of course and painted the babbling brook you see above. It depicts Otter Creek, a stream that flows into and then out of
About two thirds of the way through my painting, I realized that I had painted
the same stream from the same spot about 18 months before. Radnor Lake
This time the brook babbled and sang; last time, it was a dry creek filled with debris from prior flooding. Both times that very spot had a tremendous appeal to me as a painter. I have no words to explain why. Maybe the painting can.
If you live nearby, please come see our show, Love the Lake Art Show, Friday Oct. 5 through Monday October 8, at the
Lake Visitor Center 1160 Otter Creek Road in . Times are except on the last day when the show
closes at 3. Nashville,