Monday, March 29, 2010

My Own Rembrandt


My husband Mac is an amazing artist.  Earlier this year he painted a new picture to go over the fireplace in our familyroom.  He had seen a photo of a well in a magazine we get, called Gun and Garden no less---horrible title, wonderful magazine, and decided he'd like the challenge of painting it, he added the fairies and made it magical.  But when he put  it over the fireplace it looked lonely, something about the scale of it wasn't right, and as I lay stretched out on the couch studying it I told him that what it needed was 2 small thin paintings, one for each side.  So that's what he did, he painted an old rusty water pump for one side and an old water can for the other.  Altogether they look fantastic.

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