Category Archives: Plein air landscapes

Tide Pool

I took a little break this afternoon to paint another tide pool.

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Tide Pools

Same spot both mornings this weekend. A small acrylic on Saturday. The whole time I felt like I had the wrong blue in my box. I need to remember to bring another blue.  And I’m never sure how to handle … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve been busy but here are a few things I’ve done lately. Some 20 minute poses in watercolor. The color always seems to get away from me on my first one. He face was disappearing into the shadows … Continue reading

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This Week

Here are the few paintings I did this week. Figure group yesterday. Again, these are 20 minute poses. A little heavy on the color for the first one for me. Much happier with the second attempt. Ran out of time … Continue reading

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Cloudy

This may be my first lighthouse painting. It’s across the inlet in Little Compton. It’s the little vertical blip to the right of center on the horizon of my painting.

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Reality

When I started I was using just a knife and planned on doing a sloppy, smeared, scraped, abstract-ish painting with lots of “confetti” effects from unmixed colors. The reality of the scene however was too much for me. It’s just … Continue reading

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Strada Challenge (week 5) FINAL!

Finally, the last week of the challenge is over! I can go back to painting if/when I want to. I have too many domestic distractions and priorities in my life right now. The self-imposed obligation of taking an hour a … Continue reading

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Strada Challenge (week 4)

Another week of the challenge down and one more week to go. What was left of hurricane Jose was off the coast of Rhode Island for most of the week. I got outside on the windy days but had to stay … Continue reading

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Strada Challenge (week 3)

These are really starting to pile up on my dining room table. My wife is wonderfully tolerant of me. I’m sure it must be hard to be married to an artist. I started the week on Sunday with a big … Continue reading

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Strada Challenge (week 2)

I’m still painting every day for the Strada easel challenge. Here are this week’s paintings. I worked on this one for two days. Painting in the middle of the day makes me feel less rushed as the light doesn’t change … Continue reading

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