Downtown Weston, MO II

“When you cannot make up your mind between two evenly balanced courses of action, choose the bolder.”
William Joseph Slim

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Downtown Weston, MO  II – 5″ x 7″ Watercolor and Ink

I wish I had time to go see this cute little town when I am in Kansas City, but alas… no time.  I love doing these little paintings.  Of course, the street was full of cars in the photo so I made up all the store fronts at street level.  😀

About William Joseph Slim

The courageous British commander William Joseph Slim, who led forces during both world wars, led an impressive turnaround of the so-called Forgotten Army in Burma during World War II after he trained them how to fight in jungle conditions. He was born on August 6, 1891 in Bristol. He joined the army as a second lieutenant at the outbreak of World War I and was wounded in the battle of Gallipoli. He served as governor-general of Australia, a ceremonial role, from 1953 to 1960. He died on December 14, 1970.



5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. dissengallery
    Feb 08, 2013 @ 13:41:12

    I love this one and the earlier one you posted that is similar, i really love the lines and colors on these, awesome work Beth. I forgot how much I enjoyed visiting these art blogs, glad you’re still going strong!


  2. afternoonartist
    Feb 07, 2013 @ 21:41:37

    Such a colorful town!


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