A New Amish Painting In the Works

You can just barely see it…

but…

…here is a very faint sketch of the very first beginnings of a new pastel painting in the works.  I am trying to put a calendar together to hopefully put up for sale on Etsy and at Pebbles and Lace, the shop in Strasburg, PA. soon. I have never created or put together anything like this before,  and so, I am very excited to say the least.

As I was trying to ponder what to paint next, I was realizing I haven’t done any winter paintings at all, at least in the Amish category.  And that’s when I got this image of a cute little girl, standing against a white barn…wearing a red, headscarf and dark, grey winter coat with sprinkling of snow on her shoulders and hair. She may be holding firewood and I think I may have a window cut out behind her for more interest and some pine boughs hanging slightly over head for a slight holiday feeling. Well, when you look at this sketch, you have to really imagine all this, but I am seeing this and I can’t wait.  Now you can watch it come to life too!  I will share the stages of this painting here as much as I can, and when I am almost done,  I will have to name her.

I have other ideas as well and am starting sketches of those as well, but I am really excited about this one.  And then, I must do another boy painting!  It’s so easy to come up with cute ideas for girls…it seems!  Anyway, hope you can make this out and picture it!  Until next time….

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The Sketch…so faint you can barely see it!

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4 comments on “A New Amish Painting In the Works

  1. Nancy Terry says:

    Looking forward to the “birth” of this creation!
    Love the ideas you mentioned!

  2. […] CHERYL MCNULTY –  This talented artist from Rhode Island is one we’ve followed on Amish365 for a couple of years.  I’m always excited when she begins work on a new Amish image and she has the rough outlines of one taking shape now.  Click here to see what it looks like and we’ll follow along as it progresses! […]

  3. Wow what a gift you have. Yes we can see it and anxiously await updates.

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