"Chatfield Hollow Park" 8 x 10, oil, en plein air, with the Madision Art Society
It was a hot one today! Even though I was in the shade I think the temperature hit 97 degrees!
There must have been a dozen of us painting together under the shaded trees. I had never been to Chatfield Hollow Park in Killingsworth, CT. How peaceful and serene and for a Wednesday morning the beach was very quit with a few swimmers and little ones.
I will definitely go back again to paint here, I heard there's a water mill and covered bridge that I have yet to discover. Maybe I can even talk my husband into joining me... I hear the trout fishing is pretty good.
It was a bit challenging painting this scene because when I started the water was very dark with lots of reflects from across the lake but as the light shifted the water became bluer and the reflections shorter.
Linda S. Marino Art
Branford, CT 06405
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