"Thank you. We have been painting "out" all summer, but fall is more fun! One has to be quite patient to get a worthwhile painting...so many elements to consider...heat, bugs, wind, noises, light. I enjoyed your slideshow, too. Also, I…"
"Hey, looking forward to seeing your plein aire painting on here. A friend, Tommie, and I went to Spearfish Canyon yesterday. Took lots of photos for painting this winter, and got a couple done on the spot...I don't know if people critique on…"
Often when we paint plein air we have to paint quickly to capture the image before the light changes too much. This calls for a simplification of the subject to its basic elements, also known as abstraction.