Posts Tagged ‘tobacco’

On my drive back home today from a short trip to North Carolina I came through some backroads and ran across a few tobacco fields….and tobacco barns.  As I grew up working on tobacco farms as a kid I was interested to see these.  I got a few photos.  I’ve been wanting to do a painting of a tobacco barn.  Maybe this will get me started.

And I was interested to look up the Tobacco Barns Project.  They are trying to save some of the old barns.  See about that here. 

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On the last day of a short vacation we drove home through the farmland of North Carolina where we saw  many beautiful things to paint including an old Tobacco Barn, a Tobacco Planter, a Strawberry Patch and much more. And of course, we ate Boiled Peanuts!  It was a fun trip home.

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