Posts Tagged: Plein air painting

Summer Leaves

As an artist who is still working to learn basic oil painting skills, nothing pleases me more than coming away from a painting session with something I actually like. I smile when I see this Summer Leaves painting: This is a

Summer Leaves

As an artist who is still working to learn basic oil painting skills, nothing pleases me more than coming away from a painting session with something I actually like. I smile when I see this Summer Leaves painting: This is a

Outside the Lines

Painting outdoors appeals to me in many ways. I love nature, I enjoy hiking, and I’m probably at my happiest when I’m in a woodland setting or at the water’s edge. So, why haven’t I done more plein air painting? Good question.

Outside the Lines

Painting outdoors appeals to me in many ways. I love nature, I enjoy hiking, and I’m probably at my happiest when I’m in a woodland setting or at the water’s edge. So, why haven’t I done more plein air painting? Good question.

This Is What an Artist Does

Yesterday morning marked another step on my journey as an artist. I took my portable easel, put my oil paints and other supplies in plastic bags, grabbed a canvas panel and headed out the door en route to my first

This Is What an Artist Does

Yesterday morning marked another step on my journey as an artist. I took my portable easel, put my oil paints and other supplies in plastic bags, grabbed a canvas panel and headed out the door en route to my first