Paintings from the Bisbee Plein Air Fest in October 2019. Always a nice event! So many great subjects to paint, wonderful history, awesome people. Painted three that I liked. Thank you, Central School Project and everyone who makes this event happen.
Only the mine headframe painting, “What’s Above What’s Below,” is still available!
Each year the authenticating stamp changes to signify that each piece is created on site during the allowed time. I always ask for it on the front of my paper so it’s visible. It’s a fun reminder of which event a piece is created. This year it’s a little bird.
Enjoyed a fun Bisbee After 5 Plein Air Festival. Earned second prize AND sold the art! I forgot to photograph it before framing. Glass makes photos impossible. Here’s a salvaged version. A moody view down Clawson Ave. at sunrise with street lights on. See the little skeleton in lower left? It’s the stamp to confirm the art was completed during the festival. Usually it’s on the back of a canvas, but I thought it would be fun on front!
This one is an abandoned shack above our accommodations. Someone had definitely started renovations. A favorite thing about this shack is the satellite dish on the other side of the building!
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Cold! And constantly changing light made this a tough day to paint. It was just amazing to be out, though. This cool in MAY is a treat. Thanks to Russ Recchion for being the demo artist for the day. This was the last paint out of the year for TPAPS. The next season begins in October, so watch the tpaps.com site for the new schedule.
Looking for folks to host paint outs at your favorite site, so let me know. It’s pretty easy, put up signs, get people to sign in and take a couple of snapshots for Facebook. Paint in between. What’s your fave place that you would share with kindred souls?
Granite boulders offer many gorgeous sculptural subjects in this area north of Tucson near Rancho Linda Vista. Thanks to Pastelfish for getting me out to paint!
On this day, sunrise came quicker than I hoped (since I was late arriving). Funny how paying attention to shape, value, color makes things work. Often accidentally.
I returned to Oracle to paint more, but didn’t get any good results! It’s too hot right now to paint any later in the day than maybe 7 a.m. That might have something to do with my concentration. The spectacular views and light conditions there are difficult to capture at the instant of observation, as well.