Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Early Autumn at Canaan Valley

I couldn't wait to finish a watercolor sketch of the early fall colors at Canaan Valley.  This view on Cortland Road is one of my favorites that I go back to every year.  Goldenrod and purple asters line the fences in September.  The hawthorn trees, which line the border of a little stream or marshy place, have already lost their leaves, and a few maple trees glow among the green of the spruces and other green trees.

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  1. So lovely! I like how you captured the colored trees in the distance with those teal mountains behind.

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  2. I love to sit and watch those pasture views too What a great spot. I bet
    the goldenrod and asters were covered in bees too! xox Corrine

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  3. Sweet! Looks a lot like where I live.

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