Category Archives: Plein air landscapes

Bird Sanctuary

I spent seven days painting this on site at the bird sanctuary. I’m not sure I’m completely done with it yet. I want to live with it for a while and spend more time looking at it before I sign … Continue reading

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Below Freezing

It was below freezing this morning. I started out chasing ducks with my scope trying to draw them. That didn’t go so well. Switched to painting the landscape instead.

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Day 1, Bird Sanctuary

Today I started a new large plein air painting at the bird sanctuary. I really like the sculptures they have installed (temporarily) around the property. I’d love to have one in my yard. It was warm enough here today that … Continue reading

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Beautifully Miserable

It was sunny when I left my house this morning. I had planned on painting a very different painting. When I got to the refuge it quickly clouded up and threatened rain. I’d wished I’d brought watercolors instead. 11/25/18, plein … Continue reading

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A Rare Oil

I don’t paint with oil paints very often. I’d have to check back through my blog to find the last time (March 11). 8×10”

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No Model

The model didn’t show up this morning so some of the other artists were generous enough to take turns posing. 15 minute poses. And after lunch I did a quick plein air from the roof of our house. It was … Continue reading

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Sachuest

Another morning in the playground. Acrylic, 16×20”

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November

A very nice day here today. November First, plein air, watercolor, 9×12” 

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Post Nor’easter

A nor’easter came through here yesterday and the waves this morning were amazing! It was windy and I had to paint fast and with my easel low on the ground. Another 8×16”. I like this format a lot, but wish … Continue reading

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Cursed

This is at least the third painting on this panel. I’m convinced now that it is cursed. The moment I started this painting I got a call from the school nurse saying my child was sick. I continued painting for … Continue reading

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