Category Archives: Plein air landscapes
We took the kids to the beach today and I did a little painting. I don’t know why I bothered with the beach at the bottom. I really only had an interest in the sky. Maybe I’ll paint a couple … Continue reading
We’ve had a lot of cloudless mornings lately. With nothing of interest in the sky I keep looking down for something to paint. Luckily I like painting rocks. The Susquehanna River back in Lancaster had lots of good rocks. There’s … Continue reading
Not a cloud in the sky this morning. oils, 8×10″
I went out early this morning but the rising sun chased away all the nice fog. I’m still not feeling very comfortable with oil paint.
We landed in Portsmouth, RI. We don’t have any family here and no emotional attachments (yet), but it’s very pretty and I feel lucky to get to paint here. I haven’t really painted in months. Now I’m trying to get … Continue reading
I haven’t painted in a long time and needed to just get out of the house this morning.
My New Year’s resolution this year is to reduce the amount of time I spend doing plein air paintings and instead focus more on producing finished studio works. I feel like I need more direction and structure in my work. Also I … Continue reading
We spent a few days at the beach. I got to do a little painting. These are all 8×10″ oils. Painting the moving surf is always fun. It rained one morning. I sought refuge under a bridge. Not much of … Continue reading
I’m still wrestling with watercolors below freezing. I’m curious if it can be done well. It was cold and windy so I knelt on the ground again to try to stay out of the wind. The first one I painted … Continue reading