|"A Quiet Retreat"|
8 x 12" pastel
This painting was created on location at
in July of 2018,
Willamette Valley Lavender Paint Out.
Here's a few process photos from that day in the field.
One of my favorite techniques of starting,
is with a liquid acrylic under painting.
That was the choice that day for jumping in and getting going.
The goal of the Paint Out is for the artists to complete their painting on site.
I took on the challenge and managed to create a small 4 x 6" version
of the scene as well.
After overcast skies for most of the day, the clouds parted and revealed
a beautiful sky and sunshine!
I am really looking forward to more adventures getting outdoors this year when I participate in the
Lavender Paint Out.
It is one of the opportunities happening during the upcoming
This painting is currently available at
Stop in and see all the wonderful works created by local artists,
and enjoy getting outdoors and take a walk on the beautiful grounds of Bush Park!