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Thumb Butte, Day 13, 30 in 30

After the figure painting session this morning, I actually also did a plein air (phew!), I am behind and I need to catch up. So here are the efforts... I am happy with it overall. I feel like I got a teeny bit closer to the look and feel that…

Landscape study, Day 8 of 30

Here is an 8" x 10" study that I did plein air today for the Day 8 of the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge. Up on the hill behind our house, when the sun gets low, you can see mountains all around with a different shadow structure on each of…

“In the Shadow of the Mountain”, Day 3, 30 in 30

I had noticed while walking the Granite Mountain trailhead in the summer around 4pm, with the sun starting to go behind the mountain, how the mountain would start to become a luminescent bluish color... Well, I decided to paint at that…

Looking North, Day 2, 30 in 30

Looking North from Prescott, you can see the Bill Williams mountain due north. A Lovely view indeed. I have to hike up the hill behind my house and oh it's a 360 degree panoramic view! Partly cloudy with sun and shade playing games today…

Evening Glow, Day 1, 30 in 30

So hey... Here is another 30 in 30!  Should I say I am excited or overwhelmed? Reworking my whole website which has been taking me way more time than I expected.And I am starting the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge, hosted by Leslie Saeta. Plein…

Glassford Hill

I was out paitnting early this morning after dropping the kids off at school. Partly cloudy and beautiful! Here  is the finished painting: Glassford Hill 12" x 12" oil on panel Oh and even though I was at least a mile away…

Boulders and Lake

Hiked out behind Willow Lake today again looking for inspiration. Soon as I was out of the rocks, facing towards the lake, I had this view. Dropped the painting gear right there and started painting. First Block in: And here is where…

Boulders and wipe-downs…

I wiped down two paintings the other day...one after the other. One I hiked out for 1.5 miles lugging all my paint gear. Did a painting, but hated it so much that I wiped it fown and packed up and left. Then I did a nocturne, which I wiped out…

Time of the Day Series – 5

Little Granite peak at 2 pm this time. The weather was beautiful and clear and warm. Only a limited of these left this year. Winter is approaching fast.And here is the painting:Little Granite Peak - 2pm fall clear sunny dayI need to take a better…

Two more moods of the granite mountain

So this is the huge granite mountain that stands grandly close to our house. I have done several paintings of it in several different moods. This is not the same as the Little Granite Peak that I have been doing the day series of.It has been…