Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Plein air in Amana, IA

8"x10" Oil on board

Above is one of 7 paintings I was able to complete during the "Catiri's Fresh Paint" paint out during labor day weekend.  I'm not exact on numbers, but I believe around 35 artists participated this year. We were literally  treated as celebrities with the red carpet rolled out and photo shots as we entered for the revealing of finished works/awards banquet.

Temperatures soared in the 90's all 3 days of the event.  It was definitely a learning experience for me. WATER! WATER! WATER!  I hate to admit it but my body took a day and half to recover from the pace.  Soooooooooooo out of shape!



  1. You recovered ALREADY? Show off....seriously, your aspens/poplars is gorgeous ( are gorgeous? Great painting in any case).

  2. This one turned out great. It was great to work with you all weekend.

  3. I like the abstract quality of this. There is a nice flow through the image.