Posts tagged landscape painting
Reflections on My Third Year of Plein Air Painting

Painting outside requires thinking outside the box, flexibility and fast decision making. Every time I go out, I learn something new about painting. In this post, I’ll share with you all I have learned in my third year of plein air painting.

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Bay Area Blues series - part one

Some places seep into your bones and become an important part of you. The San Francisco Bay Area is one of those places for me. We recently took our sons to see the place that is so important to us, and upon return I was inspired to paint many of the places that I love.

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The Poppy Paintings!

When you are an artist, you never know where your next big inspiration is going to come from. Sometimes, you need to get out of the studio and look around a little. I had the intention of painting big vista landscapes, and I ended up with a series of poppies. 

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What I Learned in My Second Season as a Plein Air Newbie

My second season of plein air painting with the Loudoun Sketch Club just ended, and I'm reflecting on all I have learned. Read on to find out what I learned, what I bring and what I leave behind.

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