Mace Road - mixed media on slate

'Mace Road'
Painted for our good friends Jane & Dave
Oil and acrylic on slate

Just love painting on slate! my first attempt at a landscape using stone instead of canvas! Thank you Jane and Dave for supplying me with some old roofing tiles for this project!  Not familiar with the different kinds of farm equipment used back then, my guess would be that this was an old horse drawn field cultivator of some kind.  
 All the mystery of the past left for us to discover and imagine, stories told only in the antique treasures left behind. Remnants of a different kind of life, bits and pieces of aging farm life lay all around in abandoned fields and along the edges of woods and streams, near broken down barns, fences and rock walls. If not for the deadly winter cold, it would be a landscape painter's playground!