This past November I spent an hour or so in the Grade two class. We began our hour together by discussing perspective and fields. Each student sketched out his or her plan for this project on a scrap piece of paper - they were to choose one item that they see in our local fields (i.e. a wind tower, a bale of hay, or a tractor). Then they chose one colour to paint with. They sketched out their plan on the paper and painted each plane - working from the foreground (a darker tone) all the way to the background (the lightest tone of the colour). They turned out great!
I live in Southern Ontario on a farm with my husband, Dennis, and our two daughters. Painting out of my studio on our farm allows me to stay close to my family and to be surrounded by the natural landscape that continues to influence my work.