Work in Progress! Its a gorgeous crisp painting day – I have had lots of company from the usual suspects, even a juvenile eagle picking up lunch while cruising by. I’ll need one more late morning to complete (dang sun – it moves around and ruins everything! And lately there’s been fog until 9am. lol,Continue reading “What’s on my easel – and a reminder”
Category Archives: Plein Air
Lots to do, Art in the Park is Saturday!
Trying something different at the Lake
Today was gloriously 50 degrees! a “get some fresh air while painting” kind of day. It was a quick painting session to try out painting on aluminum flashing – yes, the same stuff that’s on your roof. When the 3 coats of acrylic gesso were dry; I got out the door and into the “wild”.Continue reading “Trying something different at the Lake”
Ventured out . . . Townshend Lake
Ventured 5 miles north to a snow-obscured view of the West River and surrounding mountains. Painted 2/7/22 #driverseatart #gouache
Taking care of business – now the completed spring and summer work 2021
A lot of time, not so much focus
There’s been a lot of time spent burning fuel on Route 2 but this autumn should be more focused with Vermont at its best.
Light & White
Painting from observation becomes tricky when the scene is ephemeral. With the fresh morning snow? or just the greenery of 11am? Backlit still life? Sure! Easy Peasy. We set ourselves up for challenges and then complain. This was my February.
What’s on my easel, 12/9/20
Finished Wednesday morning, the West River from the dining room. Lush wet on wet oil paints using both brushes and palette knives. Oil on canvas, 11×14 inches.