It's that time again--time for Leslie Saeta's 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. Yep, it's one painting a day, posted on a site specifically for that. At the last challenge I painted bird nests. My focus this month will be plein air (painting outside). Plein air painting is one of the best ways to improve your skills. Most of the paintings will be the same size, 11x14. I think a consistent size will make for a more cohesive series. However the first one is 8x10 which I did beforehand and had not decided on the size. Nothing like decisions at the last minute!
If you would like to see all the other paintings here is a link.
Almost 1000 painters have signed up. It has shown immense growth since the first challenge several years ago.
My plein air group which meets every Tuesday morning gathered at the Mint Museum grounds this past week. I had painted the grounds last time so I just turned my easel across the street to this house with the little picket fence.
My 12 year old grandson is spending the week with me. Along with baseball, etc, he likes to
draw and paint so I set him up with my easyl box, oil paints, a selection of
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