Mabry Mill

Donna Tuten

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Mabry Mill Painting

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San Diego, CA - United States

Beautiful painting! vtd.

Indio, CA - United States

Congratulations on your fantastic finish in the contest for "Autumn Trees" Outstanding composition and color palette. Your brushwork sings, Donna F/L

New Brunswick, NJ - United States

Congratulations, this beautiful painting was recently selected among the top finished in the Autumn in Oil contest!

Kannapolis, NC - United States

I just went there a couple of months ago!! Beautiful area and you captured it with perfection!!

Donna Tuten replied:

I hope you enjoyed your visit! Thanks so much for your kind comment on this piece, Tony!

Roanoke, VA - United States

Thank you, Anne-Elizabeth, for the nice comments. I really appreciate it. As you well know, as an artist yourself and as described in your bio, words of encouragement really mean so much. I notice you are from Smithfield. I travel the state with my "real" job and just passed through a couple of weeks ago! :-)

Smithfield, VA - United States

Donna, I have been to Mabry Mill many times. I have happy memories from our family's visits there. We would always go to the restaurant there for pancakes (or as Daddy called them: "hotcakes".) This is a lovely painting. I like your description as well. (My father painted Mabry Mill many times, usually in the Fall season.)

Roanoke, VA - United States

Thank you, Helena!

Buenos Aires, CA - Argentina

Soft beauty !!!

Roanoke, VA - United States

Thanks, Roena. LOL! This one was not done en plein air, but was done from a photo we took sometime back. It just so happens that I'm heading out today for some plein air painting in this beautiful weather, though. Happy painting!

Tomball, TX - United States

Lovely painting Donna. Is it en Plein Air? I have a friend who painted this location so I knew it as soon as I saw it. Concerning the "things" people see in our work. I once painted a scene people found a jack-o-lantern in the landscape and a cactus with 5 toes. RITFLOL I try to look now days at it for a bit before I post so I might see these things myself. All in fun!

Roanoke, VA - United States

Thanks, Will! I'm glad you like it. I was attempting a little different color palette here in honor of spring. I had not noticed the form of a woman. One of the fun things about art is hearing what others see/feel when viewing it.

Richmond, VA - United States

Mill scenes are always nice and I love how you work with water and create the reflection of the object in the water. Did you see there is sort of a standing female figure in the upper right corner? Red hair and red boot and au natural otherwise.

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