A Salina, Kansas Church

“I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there can be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.”
William Penn

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

A Salina, KS Church – 8″ x 10″ Watercolor & Ink

I painted this from a photo by Suzanne Wallick at Paint My Photo.  I showed you the ink drawing on my post here, while I was trying to decide if I was brave enough to do the bricks.  I actually painted the whole thing, then added the bricks after I looked at it for a few days.  I’m glad I did it, because the bricks really make the painting.  🙂

William Penn (October 14, 1644–July 30, 1718) founded the Province of Pennsylvania, the British North American colony that became the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The democratic principles that he set forth served as an inspiration for the United States Constitution. Ahead of his time, Penn also published a plan for a United States of Europe, “European Dyet, Parliament or Estates.”  More here.


9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lesliepaints
    Feb 06, 2013 @ 09:44:41

    Oh my! The brickwork! Fantastic!


  2. Carol King
    Jan 23, 2013 @ 11:32:29

    Spectacular painting of the church. And all those bricks! You have the patience of a Saint. 🙂


  3. Cindy D
    Jan 23, 2013 @ 10:56:20

    I love the oranges. And the windows! Of course the bricks, haha. 😀


  4. just4crafters
    Jan 23, 2013 @ 09:53:28

    Wow!!! Love the brick detailing!!! ~Sohpia


  5. Bonnie
    Jan 23, 2013 @ 08:29:21

    5 gold stars to you for all those bricks


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