Category Archives: Plein air landscapes
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
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
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
Some nice waves this morning.
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”
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.
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.
It was very windy this morning. Even dressed in my usual winter gear it sapped all the warmth out of me so I didn’t finish. I don’t like the yellow showing through the underpainting at the bottom and I’ll probably … Continue reading
It’s been raining here a lot lately so when the sun came out today I skipped my figure group to paint outside. I’m still practicing with oils. I feel like I’m cheating on my watercolors! I wouldn’t usually paint into … Continue reading