This was my first time to paint Plein Air on a house boat.
While “Sheltering in Place” I felt like venturing into a more playful state of painting! I got out my palette knives and loaded my palette, and mixed my favorite colors, and spread paint like frosting to my heart’s content!
6×6”stretched canvas, 1.5”depth
More to come!
I decided to paint a Christmas Tree for a Post Card this year.
Painted on location this fall at a forgotten cemetery. Happy Halloween!
6×6” Acrylic on Canvas entered at Oxford Community Art Center through October.
3 of them were SOLD at the reception.
This painting won a purchasing award from McCullough Hyde Hospital.
“Indiana Overlook” 9×12”
This Fall I visited Indiana.
“Whitewater River” 8×10”
The light changed during the time I was painting this one, from partly sunny to cloudy. I was standing on sand bars, but as I painted I kept adding more white water.
8×10” acrylic and canvas panel.
It was cloudy and still but what we see is just a starting point. Sometimes unexpected result come from Plein Air painting. This photo shows how I embellished the scene. Mainly I added a field beyond the horizon for more interest, more elements that are simplified in the foreground. I waited for a sky I wanted to paint, I normally do that first.
With all the rain we’ve has lately, Thunderheads are on the rise. With this one I decided to try some oils again. I will do a bigger one in the future. 6×8” oil on Canvas