Trinity Episcopal Church

“When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people:  Those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.”
John M. Richardson, Jr.

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2012

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2012

Trinity Episcopal Church – 8″ x 10″ Watercolor

This is such a beautiful old building in real life.  It sits a couple blocks West of Main on High street.  I really enjoyed doing this painting.

John M. Richardson, Jr. (born March 12, 1938) is an American academic who currently serves as Professor of International Development. Dr. Richardson received his AB degree from Dartmouth College and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Prior to appointment at American University, Dr. Richardson held faculty appointments in political science and systems engineering at Case Western Reserve University.

He was a pioneer in the fields of global modeling and system dynamics under the auspices of the Club of Rome, with work focusing on sustainability and population-resource-environment interrelationships. In 1982 he was named by the Society for Computer Simulation as “one of the twenty most effective decision makers in the world”. Dr. Richardson remains an ongoing contributor to the Hungary-based Balaton Group and in the mid-1980s he collaborated with the late Donella Meadows as systems…


12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lesliepaints
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 20:58:07

    I like all the detail work contrasting with the shapely trees, bushes and lawn surrounding the building. Beautiful.


    • Beth Parker
      Dec 18, 2012 @ 07:33:11

      Thanks, Leslie! The hubby asked why there wasn’t more detail in the trees and stuff and I told him it would take away from the building. Thanks for confirming that. 🙂


  2. Carol King
    Dec 14, 2012 @ 15:49:14

    Beautiful Church. I liked it in B&W and I like it in Color.


  3. afternoonartist
    Dec 14, 2012 @ 05:30:58

    This is just as colorful and fun as I imagined it would be. Love the red doors.


  4. joantav
    Dec 12, 2012 @ 13:47:02

    I saw this on Facebook earlier and really liked all your stone work. It was fun to scroll down and see the sketch without the color. Wow does a little color add a lot!!! I’m also lovin’ those shoes!!!


  5. just4crafters
    Dec 12, 2012 @ 10:13:21

    Wow!!! Love all those bricks!!! Beautiful painting of the church!!! Love it!!! ~Sophia


  6. Cindy D
    Dec 12, 2012 @ 08:45:35

    Looks terrific! The brick color is great (even though none are purple). 🙂


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