Autumn Majesty by L. Martel

It looks a whole lot better as Leslie’s painting than it did as a photograph! Thank you Leslie!

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This is a 12″ x 16″ oil on canvas inspired by a photo taken by Marilyn Armstrong. I just started it today but when I saw her photo, it spoke to me. It will require more work.

BTW we had our Federal election yesterday. The people have spoken. Pretty boy has had his wings clipped. It’s a minority government and I’m happy with that.

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