Saturday, May 13, 2017

#95 - Three Pines

9" x 12" Oil on canvas panel

This is a from the same trip as the Lake Grandby post earlier. My family and I were on a hike in Rocky Mountain National Park and came across this game pool, complete with bear tracks in the mud by the shore.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

#94 - Lake Grandby Pines

8" x 10" Oil on canvas panel

My family and I camped under those pines in our camping a few years ago when the boys were smaller and we could all fit in out little tent-camper. Those were good days!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

#93 - Sunrise Farm

24" x 12" Oil on gessobord

I pass this farm on my way to work and one sunny morning I stopped to take a picture.

Monday, March 6, 2017

#92 - Illinois Grassland

8" x 10" Oil on canvas panel
Plein Air

I finally got out to paint this past weekend, first time in a long time. It was a beautiful early spring day with an awesome blue sky.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

#91 - Road Trip from a Hotel Window

11" x 14" Oil on canvas panel

We were driving thru middle America last summer and I snapped this sunset from our hotel window.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

#90 - Two Silos

9" x 12" Oil on canvas

I was driving around looking for something to paint and came across this barn flanked by two silos. I liked the long shadows and late afternoon sunlight.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

#89 - Vintage Pickup

9" x 12" Oil on canvas panel

Up north last summer I came across this Ford pickup sitting in the sun. Never painted a whole vehicle as a single focal point before and it was more challenging than I expected.