It was a gloomy morning at the farm today and it's not easy to choose what to paint when there's so many piles, so many buildings, so much decay. I ended up trying to compose a painting from this scene.
Somehow this called for restraint on my part, taking the painting slowly and building it up from soft brushstrokes. It just felt like I couldn't jump into it. If the sun is out on Monday, I'll have to finish this in the studio since the scene will look completely different with a blue sky and bright sun.