5 x 5"
oil on panel
There's few things that excite me more than dramatic sun and shadows, especially on different colors, then I obsess about what the color of the shadow is compared to the lit area. As an artist, I just love that.
After several days of cruising east on the Lincoln Highway, through Nebraska and now Iowa, we veered a little north to continue on a very picturesque road called the Grant Wood Scenic Byway. Grant Wood is most famous for 'American Gothic' and lived and painted the rolling hills of northeastern Iowa. Below is one of my favorites -
'Young Corn' by Grant Wood
My painting is from the small town of Logan, Iowa.
correction .... after tediously searching through Google street view to find this exact location, I discovered I was mistaken that it was in Anamosa, Iowa. It is in Logan, Iowa on the Lincoln Highway (after all) and I can add it to my series, which I'm happy to do.