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An Apple A Day

May 24, 2022

Often I’ll paint from a pastel sketch that I’ve made on location. This painting was done from memory, a different approach but not unusual for me.

Orchard, purple trees, bright red fruit
Marshall Noice | Dan's Orchard | Oil on Canvas | 48x48" | 9,300.

The scene is a recollection of a fall visit to an old friend's orchard on the east shore of Flathead Lake. There are fruit trees galore along the lake. An abundance of apples, apricots, plums, and cherries fill the roadside stands and local grocery stores every fall here in Northwest Montana.



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