I’m working on figuring out both this little 5X7″ painting box and plein air painting. I went out this morning to try to catch the sunrise and it was just foggy. It looked like it would just be a little cloudy which would have been great, but then the fog rolled in. There are actuallyContinue reading “Plein Air Box”
Cloudscape #2 9X12 oil on canvas
You can expect so see a bunch of skyscapes in the near future. I’m in love with all the shapes and colors created in the clouds and sky. Yesterday as I sat in the parking lot waiting during my daughters dance rehearsal I decided to pull out my paints and paint the cloudy Boise sky.Continue reading “Skyscape”
My plein air tree painting is still evolving. Today I worked on creating more space within the painting. And I added more texture and interest to the trees. Here are a few images of the painting along the way. I’ll work on it again at least one more time next week.
I painted these trees outside today while the wind was whipping around and my paper towels kept flying away. 9X12″ oil on canvas
6×6″ oil on panel I’m still trying to get a handle on painting plein air. Trying to stay loose and thinking a lot about composition. And laying down a lot of paint.
Today was so nice! It’s warm, not windy, and I enjoyed painting the pretty sky. In fact, I enjoyed painting the sky so much that in this painting I think it totally out does the land. I wish it was all sky. I’ll try that sometime. So what do you think? I’m trying to paintContinue reading “Plein Air on a warm day”
This painting is 42X24″ and is changing and evolving all the time. I haven’t shown the whole thing yet because it hasn’t come all the way together. I’m hoping it eventually will!