Ventured 5 miles north to a snow-obscured view of the West River and surrounding mountains. Painted 2/7/22 #driverseatart #gouache
This painting has issues but I’ve got time. Uniquely for me, I’m working from memory (an absolutely gorgeous sunrise drive across the desert seared into my neurons) and a few very poor photos.
Excellent grey day – none of those fast moving shadows streaking across the vista. These 2 paintings are 8 and 6 inches square and a return to my quick study “postcards from . . .” style. I also tried out a new easel, not bad but not perfect.
I’m back in the Southwest! Painting, making cookies, watching Jeopardy with my mom, and generally being a nuisance. It’s been cooler and more intermittently cloudy than I expected. Sante Fe was spectacularly snow covered. Tomorrow to Las Cruces to visit with small children and meet a couple of bull dogs.
Thanks Dolls! See you again tonight!
Vermont is everywhere delicious! Four Columns, wonderful as always. And a “works on paper” sort of weekend, quick portrait sketches with my available free models.
Great to be back to work at the studio – I added a finishing touch to complete my Longfellow tower and became ensnared by onion greens in a work in progress. As to my scenic wonder photo – I spent a couple weeks across the continent – including a visit to Fort Langley along theContinue reading “Catching up with work”