Heading toward Spring

Heading toward Spring

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in Journal | No Comments

March is here and it wont be long until I’m painting flowering trees out back but this weekend was cold and I decided to stay close to home. Saturday was just too windy and I set up in the afternoon ad did a 9×12″ of the living room. Colley Whisson did this same view and […]

Finally cold

Finally cold

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Journal | No Comments

This last weekend it finally got cold here and as a result I spent most of the weekend inside. My one foray was to Mountain Park on Saturday for this 12 x12″. I’ve been inspired by the wonderful clouds that have been in the area for the last few weeks and decided to push the […]

Nocturne

Nocturne

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 in Journal | No Comments

I like to paint at night. It simplifies everything and lets light be the star of the show. I did this Sunday night after watching Downton Abbey and finished up by about 11:15. I bought one of those camper headlights and strapped it to my baseball cap. A bit  of a glare but I was […]

Plein air 2012

Plein air 2012

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Journal | No Comments

I’m guessing this will be my final entry for 2012. It’s been a good year painting and blogging and as I go into 2013 I hope to keep the ball rolling. That means continued work and study to improve as much as possible and some extra effort to participate in events as the Spring plein […]