Tribute to Another Time – 4″ x 6″ Watercolor

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
–Joseph Addison

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Tribute to Another Time – 4″ x 6″ Watercolor

Sunday, I had a little time to paint.  (yay!)  I was waiting for approval (of the pencil sketch) on the commission I’m working on and the hubby didn’t feel good, so he was napping.  The word for Illustration Friday this week is “Tribute”, so I thought this old truck fit the bill.  I painted it from a photo by Lisilk at WetCanvas.

…. and I made chili.  🙂

Joseph Addison (May 1, 1672 – June 17, 1719) was an English politician and writer. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend, Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine. Along with Steele, Addison would contribute the majority of the content for three of the most influential periodicals of the eighteenth century: The Tatler, The Spectator, and The Freeholder, all of which set standards for literary taste and literary criticism that would endure throughout the remainder of the century. Addison was also an accomplished poet and playwright, and his tragedy, Cato, would become one of the most popular plays of the eighteenth century English stage.  More…



3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Chelsi
    May 17, 2013 @ 09:19:43

    I really like this one. Great job!


  2. 48colorrainbow
    May 06, 2013 @ 10:09:21

    I love the rust.


  3. Cindy D.
    May 06, 2013 @ 08:00:59

    Cool! Love the old-style truck! Poor rusty thing. 🙂


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