Thursday, October 15, 2009

Reinheimer Barn, Idaho landscape

" Reinheimer Barn V "
We are having a beautiful fall, although with all the spring rain and throughout the summer the fall color hasn't been much. Maples are normal. Aspens, which are the abundant native deciduous tree, are not changing to yellow, but brown.
The Reinheimer Barn is the focal point as you enter Ketchum from the south. The round window is multi-paned. It dates from the late 1800's. The owners have recently re-sided it in the same style shingles that were original. It is one of my favorite views to paint. The beautiful red rock cliffs behind are a nice contrast to the white barn.


Gwen Bell said...

Beautiful, soft atmosphere. I like the crispness of the white house against the muted background.

Jennifer Bellinger said...

Thanks, Gwen. The light was very soft, late afternoon and very windy. The ranch house is hiding in the trees to the left and its actually across the highway.

kim shields said...

I love the colors in this painting. I can really feel a crisp fall day when I look at it.

Jennifer Bellinger said...

Thanks, Kim. Fall is my favorite time, not all those greens of summer, easier to see flat planes of color/contrast.