Tag Archives: plein air

Painting houses – pictures, that is!

In May, I entered a plein air (painting outdoors) competition in Elora, Ontario. The event lasted 4 days, culminating in a show/sale on the Sunday. I searched around and found an old church that had been converted into a home … Continue reading

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Watercolour: plein air and negative painting

The beach scene is plein air at a location not far from my house (those are tacks in the sky, not birds!). Summer here is so wonderful. Back in the studio, worked on a negative painting of the beautiful papery … Continue reading

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Spring plein air practice

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As mentioned in the Ducks post, the weather is so wonderful and the landscape so enticing, I have been doing plein air painting in watercolor for the past week. Did I mention that there are no bugs yet?! Here are … Continue reading

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Ducks!

I’ve spent the past week or so doing plein air watercolor painting every day. It requires huge patience and practice, and I’m a bit out of practice. All you wonderful artists out there who do this regularly, hats off to … Continue reading

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