I have pledged to do One Hundred Starts of Plein air paintings.
I got this challenge idea from Kevin Macpherson's book, Fill Your Paintings with Light & Color.
The exercise is to go out with all your gear, and give yourself 30 minutes to cover the whole canvas with properly related color shapes. Create a simple, flat shape studies with no detail.
Well, this is hard for me! Which is why I do it LOL.
I decided to keep it simple indeed, stay close to home so as to cut the excuses of having to drive somewhere. I have all the challenge I need just outside my door here:
I've already done two:
Each was done in 30 minutes and then I stopped:
I'll post summaries here every week, too, so you don't miss out.
These sketches are available,
Please contact me if you would like to purchase one.