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Sunday, December 4, 2011

Deer Bed at the Grasslands

Deer Bed at the Grasslands
6 x 6"
oil on board
© Nicki Ault, 2011
sold  

In October when I went with the Grade Two class on the field trip to the Saskatoon Natural Grasslands I received quite an education. Among the things I learned was how to spot clues of wildlife in the area. Sure enough we came upon a relatively large area where the grass was packed down; not in an interesting crop circle kind of way, but more in a random free-form sort of way. This is a deer bed! Deers took a load off and chilled here! That thought made me happy, so I painted it!

8 comments:

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My Sweet Prairie said...

VERY COOL! : )

Nicki said...

Thanks Memorabillia.

Nicki said...

Thanks Monika! :)

-Don said...

That thought makes me happy, too - and so does this painting. Sweet colors! You already know how much I love your brush strokes, but I always feel that I should reiterate just so you don't forget. I love your brush strokes.

-Don

Nicki said...

Hi Don,

I wanted to use a different palette for these last two prairie scenes, so I am pleased you enjoy the colours. As for the brushstrokes, I will never get tired of the reminder! Thank you!

Nicki

Patricia MacDonald said...

I too love the colours and the brushstrokes in this one (and others).

Nicki said...

Thank you Patricia! I was just thinking that I might use this as a jumping off point for a larger painting.

I'm so glad you came by my blog and took a minute to comment.

Nicki