A vintage car festival at Saratoga State Park- a win-win, or so I thought! It was Saturday morning and I had the whole weekend ahead. After weighing my options for… Read more →
Finally, it’s spring here in upstate New York. The earth has come alive with chirping and squeaking, bright yellows, chartreuse greens. There is great excitement among my plein air painter… Read more Season of change →
“Put your name on your paper”. It’s literally the first thing you are taught. Even as a high school teacher, I repeatedly say “no name, no fame”. But I’m the… Read more Signing Artwork →
I’m a relatively new plein air painter (about eight months). Typically, I paint in the studio in the cozy comfort of my home or cabin. Coffee is a mere 5… Read more The most important five minutes of plein air painting →
Plein air painting means being prepared for just about anything. How one bad day of painting can yield growth.
Sometimes, its good to not paint, and to simply learn.