The heat has abated – slightly. Humidity is high, rubbing the edges off the shapes and sounds that come with early morning.
|2016 Patricia Scarborough First Cut 6x9 pastel|
The bales are fresh, maybe just a day or two old, still light on their feet and round, not yet weighed down with heat and their own tonnage.
The sun seems to be unwilling to make the effort to lift itself higher so the shadows have stayed long and cool.
This is the first cut. Another will be made in the fall. This field will give me sustenance for many paintings I think.