This dilapidated barn was letting in the elements and falling apart. The sunlight streaming in was strong. Occasionally, a sudden gust of wind would pick up a piece of the metal roof and slam it down hard with a loud clang. It reminded me as I painted, how impermanent it was, ready to let go.
“Letting In and Letting Go”, 14″x18″, oil on linen, Best Use of Light Award, Mountain Maryland Plein Air 2017.