Tag:en plein air
Guana Morning | 12″ x 12″ | The Worley Faver Gallery, St Augustine When you arrive at a great spot to paint, sometimes deciding what to paint can be a challenge. Edit, edit, edit then squint and choose the view that will interest you and hold your attention. This view was stunning but given the time of year was flat on the value scale so I had fun making some of those color vibrations yet still making the painting
Coquina Rock | 8” x 10” | In studio Washington Oaks Beach | 9″x 12″ | In studio T-storms forced darker sky’s, but in a moment the sky looks bright again.
Great Day at the Office!
Today I was out in the field – it helps if you carry sunscreen and bug spray!! But hey I’m not complaining. Washington Oaks great location, it’s known for its formal gardens they are the center piece of the park. Of course I had a look and took some pictures but I had a hankering for the beach. The beach has a fantastic shoreline of coquina rock formations along this part of the Atlantic ocean have a pink glow from
A day to play
A day to Play | 8” X 8” | In studio This was a plein air study at Jacksonville Arboretum. I will be painting there in six weeks’ time for A Brush with Nature – A plein air painting event. It’s amazing in that short time, how everything in the forest changes it becomes a sea of green everything is quickly coming into bloom and it can be quite a challenge to paint. As usual I have fun pushing
Dutton Bright | 12” x 12” | In Studio So last week I posted some plein air sketches painted on location at Dutton Island. It was a stunning spot and this time of year it’s a dark autumnal palette. I thought the paintings were maybe a little dark when I got them into the studio but they had something I liked, a moody feeling about them. Florida can be so over saturated with light sometimes that this time of year
8″ X 8″ | Oil on canvas | In studio A little green tin, can get you to the big yachts.
Three Times the Work!
8″ x 10″ | Oil | In Studio Plein Air Study at Green Cove Marina, FL
8″ x 8′ | Oil | In Studio Painted en plein air two boats docked at the Green Cove Springs Marina
All wrapped up …!
Well it seems even the boats are wrapped up for the holidays! I visited Green Cove Springs Marina and painted en plein air with a good friend who used to store her boat there. It’s a great place as boat owners are able to work on their own boats in the yard so there is always a lot happening. Especially since most of these folks are getting ready to sail to the Bahamas for the winter season….. ahh it’s a