Plein Air Studies

 

I find great inspiration painting quick studies "en plein air" (out in the open air).

Whether painting studies of people or landscapes,

the challenge of capturing life's fleeting moments is exhilarating!
 

Plein Air at Big Horn Museum

Plein Air at Big Horn Museum

International Harvester 6 x 8 oil

International Harvester 6 x 8 oil

Big Sky Morning 6 x 8 oil

Big Sky Morning 6 x 8 oil

Waiting for Spring 8 x 8 oil

Waiting for Spring 8 x 8 oil

Blue Awnings 8 x 10 oil

Blue Awnings 8 x 10 oil

Burning Bush and Crabapple 8 x 8 oil

Burning Bush and Crabapple 8 x 8 oil

Ray of Light 6 x 8 oil

Ray of Light 6 x 8 oil

View from the Cabin 6 x 8 oil

View from the Cabin 6 x 8 oil

Tongue River Cottonwoods 8 x 10 oil

Tongue River Cottonwoods 8 x 10 oil

Rock Solid Love 8 x 10 oil

Rock Solid Love 8 x 10 oil

Tucked Away Cabin oil 11 x 14

Tucked Away Cabin oil 11 x 14

Red Canna 10 x 8 oil

Red Canna 10 x 8 oil

Black-Eyed Susans 6 x 8 oil

Black-Eyed Susans 6 x 8 oil

Glorious End of Day 8 x 8 oil

Glorious End of Day 8 x 8 oil

Grand Entry 8 x 10 oil

Grand Entry 8 x 10 oil

The Crossing 8 x 8 oil

The Crossing 8 x 8 oil

Luminescence 6 x 8 oil

Luminescence 6 x 8 oil

Up on the Hill 6 x 8 oil

Up on the Hill 6 x 8 oil

Red Cliff 8 x 10 oil

Red Cliff 8 x 10 oil

Hills and Shadows 8 x 8 oil

Hills and Shadows 8 x 8 oil

Upward Bound 8 x 10 oil

Upward Bound 8 x 10 oil

High Country Meadow 8 x 8 oil

High Country Meadow 8 x 8 oil

Galloping Across the Sky 8 x 10 oil

Galloping Across the Sky 8 x 10 oil

Wyoming Wind Dance 6 x 8 oil

Wyoming Wind Dance 6 x 8 oil

Study of a Fleeting Cloud 6 x 8

Study of a Fleeting Cloud 6 x 8

The Infinite Wielding His Brush 8 x 8 oil

The Infinite Wielding His Brush 8 x 8 oil

Tongue River 6 x 8 oil

Tongue River 6 x 8 oil

At Ucross 8 x 10 oil

At Ucross 8 x 10 oil

Early Evening in the Garden 8x6 oil

Early Evening in the Garden 8x6 oil

Green Pastures 6 x 8 oil

Green Pastures 6 x 8 oil

Riding the Wings of Wind 6 x 8 oil

Riding the Wings of Wind 6 x 8 oil

Fertile Ground 6 x 8 oil

Fertile Ground 6 x 8 oil

Rock Creek 8 x 8 oil

Rock Creek 8 x 8 oil

Voluminous 8 x 10 oil

Voluminous 8 x 10 oil

Peace in the Valley 4 x 8 oil

Peace in the Valley 4 x 8 oil

White Bird Must Fly 6 x 8 oil

White Bird Must Fly 6 x 8 oil

Big Sky Country 8 x 8 oil

Big Sky Country 8 x 8 oil

Old Reliable 8 x 6 oil

Old Reliable 8 x 6 oil

At the Edge of Deep Woods 8 x 10 oil

At the Edge of Deep Woods 8 x 10 oil

Clouds Gathering 6 x 8 oil

Clouds Gathering 6 x 8 oil

Fallen Tree 6 x 8 oil

Fallen Tree 6 x 8 oil

Ho'okipa Beach 6 x 8 acrylic

Ho'okipa Beach 6 x 8 acrylic

Plein air at Haleakala National Park

Plein air at Haleakala National Park

Cold Hands, Warm Heart 6 x 8 oil

Cold Hands, Warm Heart 6 x 8 oil

Snowy Painting at Ucross

Snowy Painting at Ucross

Thomas LaForge Cabin 6 x 8 oil

Thomas LaForge Cabin 6 x 8 oil

Lenticular Cloud 4 x 8 oil

Lenticular Cloud 4 x 8 oil

Hot Summer Day 8 x 8 oil

Hot Summer Day 8 x 8 oil

Chasing the Storm Clouds 6 x 8 oil

Chasing the Storm Clouds 6 x 8 oil

Making Hay While the Sun Shines 8x8 oil

Making Hay While the Sun Shines 8x8 oil

Golden Sky 6 x 8 oil

Golden Sky 6 x 8 oil

Lazy Day Sky 6 x 8 oil

Lazy Day Sky 6 x 8 oil

Bighorn View 6 x 8 oil

Bighorn View 6 x 8 oil

Among the Reeds 4 x 8 oil

Among the Reeds 4 x 8 oil

Riverdance 6 x 8 oil

Riverdance 6 x 8 oil

A Blast of Light 6 x 8 oil

A Blast of Light 6 x 8 oil

Distant Burn 6 x 8 oil

Distant Burn 6 x 8 oil

Last Light 8 x 8 oil

Last Light 8 x 8 oil

Leaning into Fall 8 x 6 oil

Leaning into Fall 8 x 6 oil

Clouds Gathering 6 x 8 oil

Clouds Gathering 6 x 8 oil

Shadow and Light 6 x 8 oil

Shadow and Light 6 x 8 oil

Rock Creek 8 x 8 oil

Rock Creek 8 x 8 oil

Fog in the River Valley 6 x 8 oil

Fog in the River Valley 6 x 8 oil

The Voyage 6 x 8 oil

The Voyage 6 x 8 oil

Flowers Along the Way 6 x 8 oil

Flowers Along the Way 6 x 8 oil

Spring Pasture 6 x 8 oil

Spring Pasture 6 x 8 oil

Convergence 8 x 8 oil

Convergence 8 x 8 oil

Beartooth Pass 6 x 8 oil

Beartooth Pass 6 x 8 oil

Chasing the Storm Clouds 6 x 8 oil

Chasing the Storm Clouds 6 x 8 oil

Fresh Snow 6 x 8 oil

Fresh Snow 6 x 8 oil

Turning to Fall 6 x 8 oil

Turning to Fall 6 x 8 oil

Simple Grace 8 x 10 oil

Simple Grace 8 x 10 oil

Heading to the Bighorns 8 x 10 oil

Heading to the Bighorns 8 x 10 oil

TalI Grasses  6 x 8 oil

TalI Grasses 6 x 8 oil

Emergence 8 x 10 oil

Emergence 8 x 10 oil

The Survivor 8 x 8 oil

The Survivor 8 x 8 oil

Crow Country Round Dance 6 x 8 oil

Crow Country Round Dance 6 x 8 oil

Open Arms 8 x 8 oil

Open Arms 8 x 8 oil

Final Glory 8 x 8 oil

Final Glory 8 x 8 oil

Living Waters 6 x 8 oil

Living Waters 6 x 8 oil

Reaching Out 8 x 8 oil

Reaching Out 8 x 8 oil

Sedum and Stone 8 x 6 oil

Sedum and Stone 8 x 6 oil

On the Banks of Rock Creek 6 x 8 oil

On the Banks of Rock Creek 6 x 8 oil

From Clay and Soil 8  x 6 oil

From Clay and Soil 8 x 6 oil

Bighorn Outcropping 8 x 10 oil

Bighorn Outcropping 8 x 10 oil

Journey 6 x 8 oil

Journey 6 x 8 oil

Canna 8 x 8 oil

Canna 8 x 8 oil