Recently on the blog

7th Annual Chasing Light Invitational Dec 5-15
| |

It’s nearly time for our 7th Annual Invitational of Northern Colorado Plein Air Artists Chasing Light Art Show.  This year, the show focuses on small works.  I’ll have several field studies and a couple of studio works based on... Read More

Steamboat Springs Plein Air
| |

  This fall, I drove to Steamboat Springs with wildfires raging to the north and smoldering to the south.  Questions swirled.  Would we have decent visibility?  Would we be detoured on the return trip?  Last year was cold, snowy,... Read More

Lean Into the Light
| |

A picture perfect fall day along the Poudre River. As I painted this scene, I thought of poet Mary Oliver and this phrase from her book, Winter Hours. Sometimes, I think, were I just a little rougher made, I... Read More

Was the Strada Easel Challenge Worthwhile?
| |

It’s the end of September and that means it’s the end of another 30 Day Challenge to draw or paint from life every day for 30 days. Sponsored by Strada Easel, this is the third challenge I’ve completed. As... Read More

Turning, 8×10 plein air
| |

Plein Air days are the best days. September light in Rocky Mountain National Park when the leaves are turning makes everything even better. Painted with the PAAC, Northern Colorado crew at Cow Creek in Rocky Mountain National Park this... Read More