Read more: Plein aire paintings
At times, I like to paint the areas near where I live at in plein aire. These are a couple of quick acrylic studies (done in less than an hour each) that I did during the past few weeks. The first is of whitefish point in the upper peninsula, in the early morning. The second…
Read more: Plein aire sunny day study: Garden Statue
It is a sunny day in Northern Michigan, so I decided to do a quick acrylic study of my friend’s garden statue. The daffodils are up; but my acrylics dried really too fast (even with a Stay-Wet palette). So, there were a few lumps in the paint in the end. But I love the garden…
Read more: Plein Aire study: Birch Tree
I decided to paint a beautiful birch tree that is only a few feet from the beach at Lake Huron. This study was done in acrylics. The day was hazy and a bit grey, so the colors are quite different from the previous sunny day study. I used my usual palette for this painting.