I returned last night from teaching a quick, one day plein air workshop for the Plein Air Painters of Oregon. What a wonderful day! The weather gods where definitely behind us as we had a spectacular day in the high 70’s with just a bit of wind early in the morning that settled right down, making it perfect painting weather.
We kicked off the workshop with a mixer at my host’s house the night before.Thanks to everyone for the yummy and welcoming evening. Super to get to know one another before we head out into the field.
An early start to Dillon Falls, a place I’ve painted before. When I was there last time, I hadn’t taken the time to wander up to the falls. Boy, was I surprised!They are amazing!
|Dillon Falls on the Deshutes|
|Starting a watercolor under-painting after completing a thumbnail sketch|
|A loose and chromatic start|
|Making some assessments|
|Wild and bold start to cut all the GREEN!!|
|My newly cleaned and organized palette!!|
|Making a little headway to finish|
|The completed field sketch|
We had a great day painting in the Oregon sunshine. Thank you to all of you in the group for coming out and working with me. Thanks to the coordinators and especially to Jennifer for hosting me!