I have seen this from Interstate 70 traveling west to my son's.
I have past it for YEARS.
Finally I got close to it last Sunday
when we were out scoping a home on 10 acres that was for sale.
(My previous post shows what we discovered.)
I knew this was painted by our local 'celebrity'---the young man
who learned from the man who painted hundreds of barns
with tobacco logos and passed his legacy on to a willing apprentice.
This is a barn, not a house although it is no longer used for animals and such.
The interstate is down to the right.
I looked up the website and lo and behold found him.
Check it out---it's WONDERFUL!
He has his portfolio and a bit of his history and well, it's really cool!
This is an example of his centennial painting which he explains on his blog.
I have featured this barn before.
Go on over to Scott Hagan's site.
Then click below for more barn views from Tricia's place.
What a find! Thanks for the information- will have to check out his web-site.ReplyDelete
now that is an awesome barn. i love it. so cool!! going to check out the website now. thanks for the info. big hugs. (:ReplyDelete
Love it!!! I thought about painting a big mural on the back of my house. One big wall has no windows and would be perfect for something like that....maybe a field of bluebonnets. I wish I was talented like that. Maybe if they offered paint by number murals that you could place on your wall then fill in....lol. I really do love this! My hubby and I ride around taking pictures of old barns and I took one that has a Texas flag for the roof. It really sticks out when you're driving in the country. I bet you can even see it when you fly over in a plane! I have tried to link up to barn charm, but maybe my Norton security is keeping me from it because each time I try, it just freezes and never brings anything up when I click to bring up my picture onto her link. Oh, well. Thanks for the beautiful words this morning on my blog. You are such a sweet person!ReplyDelete
What a great, patriotic barn! I'll have to check out the website!ReplyDelete
Love that barn! I checked out his site and really enjoyed it. He's very talented!ReplyDelete
I've been enjoying the Ohio Bicentennial logos for a while, now, but I'm really lovin the US Army & star, and the flag... very beautiful & patriotic, love it! =)ReplyDelete
Thank you, Beth, for your comment about my stolen camera... & I esp like what you said about coming upon the barn on a walk & feeling instantly at peace surrounded by God's beauty in nature... I've been wanting to shoot that old barn for a couple years, now, & just kept forgetting to stop, but the fall colors made me pay more attention that day & I finally remembered... so, it was definitely a delight!ReplyDelete
Thank you, again, & God bless =)
Beautiful paint jobs!ReplyDelete
Enjoyed both this and the house post. Will check out the link you've included.ReplyDelete
These are totally beautiful...and really appreciate the links. Off to check them out now.ReplyDelete
This is one fabulous barn...and the painting on it is so special. I went to the link - thanks you so much. Have bookmarked it for future reference. You really captured the feeling of the artwork so well in your pictures. What a special barn. genieReplyDelete
I checked out the link, and i am partial to the quilt patterns on barns.ReplyDelete
Great work. And how easy is that to advertise your own work with your own work. lolReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing, Beth. I've just spent some time looking at Scott Hagan's website and reading his personal story about his artwork. Very meaningful!ReplyDelete
Fabulous! Barns are so soothing. It makes me happy when people appreciate the beauty and take care of them.ReplyDelete
Wow! He's really talented! (Hope you're doing well...)ReplyDelete