Tag Archives: summer
Our extra-large sunflowers are popular with the critters this year. I managed to save this half-eaten head before the squirrel got every last sunflower seed. It makes a pretty dramatic subject for a drawing. The drawing is roughly 14×11, pencil … Continue reading
This is an arrangement of flowers from our backyard. Our gardens are a bit weedy this year because I give up on them in the heat. There are still a lot of beautiful plants and weeds to collect. I’ve included … Continue reading
A small oil of sunflowers in my backyard. Ah Summer-hot but blooming. This is a 9×12 on panel.
This is a studio painting of the stone bridge at the Chinese garden in the Missouri Botanical Garden. I’ve painted this garden en plein air in the past and have reference photos from that and other outings. I wanted to try this … Continue reading
This is another piece painted on Arches Oil paper. I really like this stuff! The painting is from photo references taken by me on a Summer hike with Tom at Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit, Missouri. The glade was … Continue reading
This is from yesterday’s paint out with MOPAPA outside the Monday Club in Webster Groves, MO. It was followed by a tea and art show at the club. The show will run until October 18 and is open to the … Continue reading
Tom and I visited my brother in Black River Falls, WI this past week. My brother suggested this might be a good spot to paint. This is Arnold Creek which feeds into Lake Arbutus at Hatfield. I forgot to bring … Continue reading
Plein air painting this past Sunday with fellow painters Jan and Judy. It was another hot and humid day, but a little less so than in prior weeks. We started around mid-morning and painted until lunchtime. This painting is a … Continue reading
Painting from this morning with MOPAPA in Forest Park near the Grand Basin. Ninety-four degrees plus – now that’s Summer plein air in St. Louis! This painting is a 9×12 oil on panel.