What’s this? It’s a lovely mountain scene that would make Bob Ross proud. Happy little trees. Oh look, the big gymnosperm is reflected in the water. I can almost taste the wood smoke and feel the cold nip of the mountain air blowing off the snow-capped peaks.
But what is this work of art doing in my e-mail’s inbox? Why, it’s from eBay. But I didn’t set up a search for oil paintings.
Dear god. The dreaded cult of saw painters has moved on to coping saws, after having depleted our supply of Woodrow & McParlin panther saws. What’s next? Geishas painted on dozukis? French bread painted on frame saws?
At least it wasn’t a Millers Falls No. 42.
– Christopher Schwarz