Category Archives: Rural

Rural roads are where I live. I am fortunate to have several Mail Pouch Barns around the bend. They hold a special place in my memories. Three works of art, “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco “, “Rural Route on a Frosty Morning” and “Old Rusty Signs” were discovered on the same road one autumn day within minutes of each other. I hope you will feel the nostalgia of days long past viewing these paintings.

Sunlit Silo

Along the freeway as we travel to the next larger town sits this lovely gray barn and its sunlit silo. When I got out of the car to take the photo, the white horse noticed and started to run towards more »

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Sunlit Road To The Barn

This painting is of the same barn in my “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” painting. I decided to place  it in another season with sunshine leading the pathway to the barn and the old split rail fence casting it’s shadow along more »

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Snowy Trek To The Barn

This Mail Pouch barn was a photo I took long before any of my other barn paintings. It sits along a rural country road in Bedford PA. I loved the way the rust covered the roof and the tree stood more »

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Rural Route On A Frosty Morning

This painting was also on the same rural route in West Virginia as “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” and “Old Rusty Signs.” The vibrant colors of Autumn, red, gold, orange and rust were subdued from the frost that hung in the more »

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Old Rusty Signs

This old weathered shed was on the same rural road as the black barn in my “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” painting.  It screamed “country” and I knew I had to capture it on canvas.

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Hay Bales In The Meadow

It was an autumn day on a road trip near Winchester Va. At every turn,golden fat hay bales sat drying in the open field.  I added the old shed in the corner for interest to invoke a more “country ” more »

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Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco

It was a total  surprise when my husband and I happened upon this barn. It evokes such a warm country feeling with the lane leading the way to the barn. Mail Pouch Barns will one day be only a memory more »

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