Back to the water

Last week I got out with a painting buddy for some boat studies. We went to the Rockport and since it was pretty windy we set up with our hatch backs raised to get protection. We painted across the road from the docked boats and the bait shop. I left the bait shop out...

Painting Bluebonnets

Last week I went out painting with a friend and we found this bluebonnet patch in a neighbor’s front yard. It was too irresistible to pass up. This was my first outing with my new DayTripper easel, which I really like! As for the time out, it became too hot very...

Hanging Day

Yesterday I helped hang my show at the Wind Way fine art gallery in Rockport. Here’s my wall. I also have a large painting in the front window and one facing into the gallery behind the window painting.

Painting is for everyone

Earlier this week I taught a fun “play in the paint” class for artists and non artists at Port Aransas Art Center. We painted a grid of 5 x 7 rectangles that can later be cut and pasted on 5 x 7 card stock and used as original greeting cards (which were...

Getting out there

I had a mishap about 2 months ago and lost my heavy duty plein air tripod that holds my easel when I’m out plein air painting. I have replaced it with a lighter version of the same brand, and really like it. I used it for the first time yesterday at Conn Harbor...

Painter’s Block

I’ve never really had a “painter’s block” until now. Over the past year we have traveled and moved into another time zone. I’m now pretty much settled in our new home and studio, but don’t have a lot of desire or energy to paint. I...