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Paint Out

IMG_1866A week ago, I joined a group to paint at a beautiful park, Olompali Park in Novato. Thrilling to be out on such a gorgeous Northern California spring day.

Oil on board, 6"x6" Oil on board, 8"x10"

I was able to paint three small studies. Today I finished larger paintings referring to two of the three. Though I lost some of the energy in my second tree painting, it’s been a great learning painting. And one thing I’ve learned is I want to bring the works closer to finish, in the field. Nothing beats standing in the weather, observing!

Oil on board, 12"x12"

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Bare Oaks

I was fascinated by the bold lines of the trunks and how they echoed through the rest of the scene.