The two works above are the plein air paintings that I did during the OPA National Show. The first one is on Bear Creek and the lower one is a small tree coming out of a large rock near the area we painted out on the first day of the Plein Air event.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Sunday, March 4, 2012
I have promised myself a new beginning as it deals with this blog. I do not do well when it comes to updating the blog. I am more comfortable doing painting. So I am going to do better about promoting this blog. I have been painting, I have been doing several painting from my treks in Colorado. This painting is around the Grand Lake area at Colorado. It is a view of small lake called Monarch Lake. It is a beautiful walk and a great place to do plein air painting. I am going back this year for a longer time and can not wait to do more painting.
Thursday, June 17, 2010
"Standing Tall" is a 10x8 plein air painting out in Colorado. It was fall time in Colorado and the dark pine tree was standing tall amongst the fall grasses and the smaller trees.
After enduring a storm near Suppesville, KS driving back from Wichita, KS the storm clouds gave way to a beautiful sunset. The setting sun gave a beautiful hue to the landscape and the sky reflected in the numerous puddles that were left by the storm. Thank goodness, we had the camera to take numerous pictures of the sunset. Then back in the studio I painted "After the Storm" from the photographs, it is a 20x24 oil painting.