landscape

Early Light

My friend and art buddy Kathy and I decided to get out very early this morning and catch the light on an accessible creek bed for a plein air outing. Plein air just means outdoors, but some people even consider it plein air if they are indoors but painting from life. Kathy had spotted this…

Updating Miss Nellie’s

Before and After. I painted this last July after a visit to this park. I never was completely happy with it, but I framed it and hung it at the co-op gallery. Every time I saw it it made me shrug. I asked a mentor and a critique group about it. This morning I took…

A Tale in Blue

More bluebonnets! Yes…I guess by now you know I love them. My favorite underpainting for bluebonnets is yellow, because it gives such a sunny feeling even if the underpainting is covered up. They smell like heaven. This year with such a bumper crop, our whole county smelled like heaven. I loved opening my front door…