Category Archives: plein air

Have sketchbooks, will travel

Nothing like some new scenery, influences, smells, light, colors…..the drawings communicate so much more memory to me than my photos do.

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Back from Texas, visiting Mom, painting live oaks

I set up my watercolor station at the end of the dining room table, looking out at the small grove of live oaks in the backyard behind my mom’s house. I got a lot of studies done and enjoyed trying … Continue reading

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Sketchbook pages from Texas travel

It’s great to have a hotel room with a little space, better yet–a table or desk to set up the watercolor station. Visiting folks doesn’t always mean there will be time to go off in a corner or go outside … Continue reading

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More Scotland, so much color and beauty to process

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Looking ahead: August-September shows, Scotland and the fall PR card

It’s not unusual for me to have my work up in more than one place at a time. It’s not my favorite thing, but sometimes it happens. This August and September, because of plans made a year ago overlapping with … Continue reading

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