Category Archives: Plein aire painting
I was on the Pitt River quite late for this one and this was my second that session. I had to work fast to get this, trying to capture the streaming light before the sun went down. Also the blossom … Continue reading
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The Pitt River has a fresh water source and comes down into the Fraser which then goes to the Straight of Georgia which is salt water and where the tides come from. It would never be too deep for me … Continue reading
I painted this a couple of weeks ago and will start to add pieces I’ve been working on this spring as I have a few now that I like. I don’t get keepers very often when I go out but … Continue reading
I’ve just been home from the second annual outdoor painting challenge that Opus Art Supplies put on and had a great time despite the weather. I decided to see if I could paint a bright cheery painting as the day … Continue reading
This was one of those perfect sunny days that had me out and down at the river trying to capture the moment.
I’ve started going down to the river at the end of my street. I thought I would try and capture the start of fall although we don’t get the spectacular colors. As the cottonwoods that line the banks of the … Continue reading
This is one of a series of en plein air sunflower paintings I did at my local community gardens. These have been so much fun to paint. I have this piece going up for auction later in the week. To … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I went down to the local community gardens and found this lovely artichoke in full bloom. I think as a rule they never get to this point as they are picked early for consumption. I … Continue reading