Category Archives: Plein air landscapes

End of Staycation

Here are the other paintings from my brief staycation.

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Field in Oils

I haven’t really painted in months, and this morning it was a struggle. I was slow and this took much longer than usual. Luckily my family is out of town so I was in no rush. I really love the … Continue reading

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Moved Again

I really enjoyed our time in Rhode Island and was very sad to see it end. It really felt like we were on vacation at the beach for 3 years. It was wonderful and I’m glad we had the opportunity. I’ll … Continue reading

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Covid Cove

Still hiding in my basement like most people. Usually my outdoor sketches end outside. I don’t usually use them for studio paintings. However, given the current situation and inability for us to get outside I’m taking the opportunity to try … Continue reading

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Escape

I got to escape my house today and headed for some isolation at the wildlife refuge. My kids start their 2 weeks of home schooling tomorrow so I’ll be back to sketchbook sketches from photos until next weekend. This is … Continue reading

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Distraction

I find it hard to work through distractions. I need to focus and sort of wander into my happy place and ignore everything else. Yesterday my distraction was the tide. When I arrived on location the tide was very far … Continue reading

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Wave

Some nice waves this morning.

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Dusting

We got a dusting of snow overnight and I’m afraid it will be the only snow of our winter this year. The wind was really strong so it limited my options. 9×12”

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Calm

It was a clam, cold morning today. I’m not crazy about the composition, and whenever I paint this rock I just want to focus on the rock but always get distracted by the rest of the scene.

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Catching Up

I haven’t been keeping up with my blog posts lately. Here is a batch of recent work. A plein air watercolor and some recent figure sketches.

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