Saturday, September 19, 2015

Market Day

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do." - Helen Keller, American author

original palette knife oil painting by Georgia artist Joan Terrell Joan Terrill
Market Day by Joan Terrell
An original oil painting on
6" x 6" museum quality panel
A brush and palette knife painting
© 2015 Joan T. Terrell
Contact Burton Gallery (706-947-1351) to purchase
More paintings available at: http://www.joanterrell.com

In the warm months, the square in Mt. Holly, NC hosts a Saturday farmer's market. A couple there has a sunflower farm nearby and brings their unusual varieties to the market. Their market stall is ablaze with the sun captured on earth. Dancing sunflowers... a universal mood enhancer. I met my sister there one bright Saturday morning and this song kept running through my head...
original palette knife oil painting by Georgia artist Joan Terrell Joan Terrill
The way your smile just beams
The way you sing off key
The way you haunt my dreams
No, they can't take that away from me
"They Can't Take That Away From Me" By George and Ira Gershwin 

Here's to sunflower farmers and a bright outlook.
Joan

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