Linda Wesner Art

Have you ever found a bundle of old letters or photos – yours or your family’s – and felt that tug of emotion between past and present? That is the feeling I try to create in my realistic colored pencil drawings, paintings, and quirky collages.

Spring Cheer: March 29, 2020

Spring arrives along the creek after long dark winter days.

Daybreak: March 22, 2020

Beyond our daily routine of house and grocery store, the sun still rises on the lake.

Calm: March 15, 2020

Sleep returns with this image of the river’s perfect reflection.

Flower Shop: March 8, 2020

We dream of vivid flower shops during March’s muted colors.

The Enduring Field: March 1, 2020

The corn field slumbers under March snow, waiting for spring thaw.

A Way of Life: February 23, 2020

“Hanging on to the family farm,” in a woodcut from my archives.

Snowfall: February 16, 2020

In winter deep, snow falls soft and silent, while we sleep.

A Moment in Time: February 2, 2020

Cousin Dean, smiling for the camera, raking hay in Dad’s barn eighty years ago.

Slumber: January 26, 2020

Our old barn hibernates under a blanket of snow.

Ice: January 19, 2020

Beyond the rim of memory, before icemakers clunked in our refrigerators.