This is another excerpt from the spring mural and as I look at it I see that it could make a very nice painting on its own. I would need to do more detail and a less decorative and more realistic style. There would be five fence posts rather than four. The colors here are a bit strange, but I actually like them and some grasses are actually bluish. I also like the long low shape.
I was hoping that I would finish the spring mural today but I find myself adding more and more stuff to it as I’m really enjoying painting it. It’s the most time-consuming so far because, like the winter trees, I needed to paint all the branches, and then add small bits of leaves. There are also more animals – the sheep, Miss Lily, tiny cows and horses, and foreground chickens and chicks. I think there will be two more painting days.