From now until June, the weather will be perfect to paint outdoors.
I love plein air painting. The excitement I get from a subject is just incomparable to anything else. The light, the color, the air...everything is so vivid. And a rush to capture as much as possible in a changing light brings an intensely concentrated moment of conversation between nature, myself and a painting.
This house facing Windward Lake has a beautiful yard. It's not one of those meticulously manicured landscape, but more natural and lush. The huge azalea bushes were in full bloom all over the lot.
8 x 10 in
oil on canvas paper