I went back to the low water crossing on Edwards Road near Paluxy for the second time this week. Vickie Guthrie met me there. We were both determined to paint a plein air at the site. It is hard to paint quick enough and then to say the painting is finished. But the times I have tried to finish up a plein air painting in the studio are rarely successful. They tend to loose their freshness. I am not totally pleased with this painting, but I am pleased with the learning process.
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Oil on canvas
I painted this from a small plein air study. Sheri Jones, Olivette Hubler, and I were checking out future places to paint when we drove by this low water crossing on Chalk Mt. Road near Glen Rose. We couldn't pass it by without doing a quick painting. It was a perfect October day. I tried to capture the feelings the scene created for me.