|4 x 6" pastel © Debbie Robinson|
Being one of the last days of September,
Deanna and I enjoyed the mild temperatures,
and a beautiful fall day together this week.
We made the most of this time by starting with
a walk in the woods,
while we searched out a place that spoke to us.
It's an art day and a
for plein air painting!
Deanna chose to capture the pears in a pastel painting,
before they get picked.
I found that the morning light on this maple tree called out to me.
Starting with a gestural pen sketch in my art journal,
I then added a bit of color with watercolor crayons.
Then it was time to get the pastels out and work on a
After a break for lunch,
and a bit of garden harvesting,
the afternoon was spent under the shade of the apple tree
with my art journal, pen and watercolor crayons.
It was a full day of art and friendship!