Historic Empire Ranch, Part II

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The moody monsoon time of year brings cooler temperatures and light breezes, especially in the wide plains and pastures at the Historic Empire Ranch near the Santa Rita mountains.

I’ve been painting plein air on wood panels. I try to keep the beauty of the wood in the painting. Here it is raw, and a view of the barnyard.

Finally, the painting study in oil finished, an hour later.

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2 thoughts on “Historic Empire Ranch, Part II

    1. It’s very quiet there, all you can hear is the wind blowing and the turkey vultures sometimes shrieking. There was no one else there…In early November there is a planned ‘Open House’ Roundup to help raise $ to continue restoration projects…

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