Saturday, June 17, 2017

Sea and Sky II

8"x10"
Oil on Panel
with Palette Knife
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Another plein air painting from Florida. This one was made near sunset.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Sea and Sky

6"x6"
Oil on Panel
with Palette Knife
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Here is a new plein air painting from Florida's Gulf Coast. This one focuses on the color relationships between the sky and the shore. I was intrigued how some of the shadow colors on the shore matched the deeper shades in the clouds. I'm glad I got up early to capture this painting. By the time I finished, a storm front was blowing in.

Plein Air Painter’s Tip: 
Some of you pros may already know this, but today I discovered a handy painting hack. If you're using a french easel, you can position your canvas in such a way so you can use the top of the easel lid to act as a guide for your horizon line. See how the horizon line runs right across the top of the easel lid in the action shot below.