In the warmer days of summer, I had the pleasure of going out on a couple of plein air painting excursions with my Mum and Dad on Salt Spring Island. One of those days we drove up Duke’s Road, a place we’d never explored before. (To read all about another excursion click here.) When
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So in all the family excitement during my 10-day visit to Cayman, it wasn’t until the last day that I found the opportunity to sit and pastel. Of course there was the frantic decision – what to paint? what to paint? – but I had been eyeing the beauty of some seagrape trunks through
It’s howling winds and just pissing down with rain as I write. From this evidence I must gather Winter is really here. Because I’m feeling rather cold, I thought it was time to share my last plein air excursion of the summer with you. I have to say that’s it for me painting outside
I can hardly believe it’s November already. The days are getting darker and the grey and wet can get me down but remembering wonderful days painting en plein air this summer warms my soul. There’s something about painting outside – you bring the experience and witnessing of nature and the environment inside with you.
DAILY PAINTING Earlier this year, I went to Sedona to take a class from an artist I have admired for a long time – Carol Marine. It was from reading Carol’s blog that I first learnt about the notion of creating a small daily painting, that’s a small painting every day – not