Finished!

I worked out some final details on this big plein air piece.  When I started it I wondered if the scale of the project was too ambitious, but I allowed it to develop over time and  I didn’t feel a rush to complete the whole piece right away.  I enjoyed the process of being outsideContinue reading “Finished!”

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New Biggish Piece

This new painting is 24X48″.  I bought the canvas the other day and then used a white modeling paste to both smooth out the canvas bumps, which I don’t care for, and give the painting texture in some places.  Then I used red, pink, and orange acrylic paint for the underpainting.  You will see inContinue reading “New Biggish Piece”

Cottonwood, Sage, and Tablerock

5X7″ oil on canvas panel This morning I went out and spent a couple of hours sitting in the foothills, painting, and just enjoying being outside on a quiet Saturday morning.  I am enjoying the peace of plein air painting more and more.  I’ve made a pact with myself to be at peace with theContinue reading “Cottonwood, Sage, and Tablerock”