Disturbance in the Field

This is the painting I did from the sketch the other day. I don’t know why I painted in the little spinning object on the left. I don’t remember why I did it but it’s okay.

My dilemma with this painting is that I was about to paint in some branches on the tree tops. Then I sort of liked it as it was. What do you think? Does it need some branches?

Detail of the spinning or tumbleweed image. It has all the colors in the painting in it. A very fun piece to paint and I really love gouache.

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23 responses to “Disturbance in the Field”

  1. Jodi says :

    No branches needed! This actually took my breath away! Love it!

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  2. D. Wallace Peach says :

    I like it as is, too. My interest was immediately drawn to the spinning tumbleweed, but the setting has a stillness and beauty to it. Branches might make it busier. Beautiful work!

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  3. janetweightreed10 says :

    I love these paintings. I would leave the second one as you have it. Your creative juices are flowing 🙂 x

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  4. Sharon Mann says :

    I love the disturbance and no branches. I love this paitning Nina, on of my all time favorites!

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  5. memadtwo says :

    Yes, the stark contrast is good. And the colors! (K)

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  6. rivrvlogr says :

    I didn’t see it as tumbleweed – more as waves rolling into a bay.
    Branches? No. Or, maybe palm fronds.

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  7. As much cake as you want says :

    It works as is – like the simplicity yet strong graphics.

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  8. Claudia McGill says :

    No branches. Love it.

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  9. Jill Kuhn says :

    I love it as it is too – and your spinning tumbleweed reminds me of a dream catcher. 😊

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  10. foresterartist says :

    So minimalist, I like it!

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  11. Betty Hayes Albright says :

    It’s perfect without branches! And the “tumbleweed” is whimsical. So very creative. 🙂

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  12. davisbrotherlylove says :

    I like it just the way it is, Nina.

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  13. Imelda says :

    I don’t think the branches are necessary. I think that the stark clean lines work very well as they are.

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