There’s something to be said for not jumping in too fast to ‘fix’ a plein air piece. You can easily destroy what’s quirky and wonderful about it because to your tired eyes it looks just wrong.
When does a plein air piece turn into a studio piece? For purposes of jurying, this painter would like to know.
Freezing? Don’t want to go out to Christmas shop? Here are six landscape painters to browse online.
A landscape painter is in some ways a journalist. We notice and communicate facts about our world.
9887.9 miles. Would I do it again? Absolutely.
Whether or not I really wanted it, I’ve gotten my day off.
Last year, we counted off the signs of civilization as we lost them. This year, those same amenities crowd back into our vision like not-particularly-welcome relatives.
Liard Hot Springs Provincial Park is a hot-spot for bear-human interaction, and this year was particularly hard.
“The Alaska Range,” oil on canvas board, by Carol L. Douglas Neither rain nor snow nor threat of sleep deprivation shall keep us from our appointed rowdiness. Mary and I coined that as our trip’s slogan. It’s insane. Mary has a cold and I’m feeling an irksome scratchiness to the throat. We can afford […]
Light snow above the Arctic Circle, by Carol L. Douglas. I didn’t even know I had a bucket list, let alone that painting above the Arctic Circle was on it. But as I crossed the Yukon River, I realized that no amount of bad road was going to stop me from seizing this opportunity. […]