A new painting in the works

I started a brand new painting of a friend of mine with her three dogs on her property. It's a very foggy scene and she's out with her dogs. I had been trying to figure out how to approach this piece. and paint the foggy landscape for a while now.  I've never done this before, this is new territory for me, so it's going to be quite the learning curve. I've never painted a foggy landscape, let alone a huge one.…

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Color mixing for Plein air painting…

Last Saturday I bundled up and packed up my custom made plein air easel and set up in my backyard next to the creek. It was on the cold side, I could only find one glove, so my fingers froze somewhat until the camera man gave me one of his huge gloves. I may have gotten it covered in paint... oops! One thing I've learned from experience, is to premix my colors before¬†heading out. Trying to mix as you go along…

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