adventures in the real world

Seattle Plein Air = artists who enjoy painting and sketching in the real world. Here we share the adventure!

Monday, October 17, 2011

Castle Green in Pasadena California

While on vacation in Pasadena, California, I walked down to their Central Park, where I sat at a picnic table and attempted to paint Castle Green.  I don't do enough watercolor, and didn't spend very much time (it was too hot outside) and I definitely need more practice sketching palm trees (not enough here in the NW).  That's enough excuses for one day.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Samish Island

In early September I was lucky enough to spend a week at a painting retreat with Seattle Co-Arts. My bliss was sneaking out before breakfast to paint alone. Here are a couple oil sketches: