I recently completed a new studio painting, a view of the West Parish Church from the Children's garden pagoda in Andover, Massachusetts. I was awe struck by the tall white steeple. The light shining on it what so bright and pure.

I wanted to share with you some sketches done on location.

West Parish Church from Children's garden pagoda, 16" X 20", Oil on linen, $450

Basic scene

Detail of the Steeple and color notes

Detail of the Pagoda column and color notes 

Composition notes