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Beech Tree
Beech Tree

Painted at the First Brush of Spring paintout at Harmonie State Park near New Harmony, IN.

This tree is along my favorite trail in the park. Almost every painting I've done at the paintout has been along this trail.

At the time I was entering the competition as an amateur. Many of my friends said I should have gotten the prize for this painting. The judge, also a friend, said, "It's so dark."

I sold this painting to my friend Karen and made her put in her will that it will come back to me when she dies.

I have even tried to paint the same tree in a later painting.