11X14 oil on canvas The Boise River is so high right now that it has flooded parts of the greenbelt and some areas downriver from where I live. I stood on a bridge to paint this one. I got a bunch of funny comments. Paintings don’t look like much in the beginning stages, at leastContinue reading “Flooded”
11X14 oil on panel Today my daughter went to school all day so I was able to go out and paint in the morning (we homeschool half time). I went out to the farmland that is at the base of the foothills on the other side of Boise from where I live. I sat inContinue reading “Dry Creek Road”
5X7″ oil on panel
5X7″ oil on panel I painted this plein air today. I feel like I’m starting to get a feel for plein air painting. I’m happy with how this little painting turned out. I keep painting Harris Ranch because it’s just about the only flat open space near my house. There are a few cows leftContinue reading “Harris Ranch Big Tree”
5X7″ oil on panel The color looks so different outside! And yes, I love my little Gorilla Painting Box. Although I used a bigger palette, who could possible use such a tiny palette? But I had a limited selection of colors because not many tubes fit😀. It might be to my benefit!
5X7″ oil on panel
8X10″ oil on canvas I went out with a friend this morning at 5:45 and painted this en plain air. I thought it could use a little more work on the hills, but it’s really more about the sky. So I’ll let it dry and go from there.
6X6″ oil on panel
8×10″ oil on canvas I’m determined to figure out plein air painting. I’ve found a spot not to far away where I can go to paint the sunset, so I’m going to do a series of paintings from this location until I figure out the process better. I painted this one last night. I likedContinue reading “Sunset Over Harris Ranch”