An Online Artist's Coop for Artists who Paint on Location
I notice that I always am more inspired by a dramatic landscape. Usually the painting comes out so that I like it. Perhaps it's because I was so involved emotionally and I some how managed to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by george w doerre Jan 19, 2012.
I find it interesting how much goes on inside my head when I paint outdoors. The area around me could be on fire and I wouldn't even notice because of all the inner dynamics. I'm not sure these dynamics are limited to just my "mind" either.
I get swept up in the complete experience of expressing my impression of the subject - it is almost a waking dream state. It has it's own rythm. I start with trepidation and excitement. I expect a struggle and I work at engaging in the…Continue
Posted on April 27, 2013 at 6:52pm
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Posted on April 16, 2013 at 4:37pm
I take all my plein air equipment anywhere, easily, all in one trip. I just roll it along in my Plein Air Wheely.
Everything I need goes with me. No more trips back and forth to the van! Lightweight, compact and sturdy, it loads into vehicles readily.
Dirt trails, cobblestone paths, garden gravel, boggy lawns - nothing keeps me from getting to the right spot with all my equipment: chair, umbrella,…Continue
Posted on March 18, 2013 at 12:21pm — 5 Comments
I find that being with another artist that I invite to paint with me, is a valuable experience beyond the act of painting or discussing our paintings. Besides the obvious benefits of enjoying their company and sharing the experience, I enjoy the catalytic input that results. It doesn't necessarily have to do with painting, techniques, critiquing or comments about art. To me it is more about broadening my mind about everything. There is a level of communication that I experience during…Continue
Posted on July 29, 2012 at 6:30pm