Tuesday, September 9, 2014

September Sojourn: Day 9

Another crazy day with no time to paint until this evening. I was so tired, I sat down on my back porch steps and just looked around for inspiration.  Sometimes it's right in front of you.  The white petunias in a pot on my steps were bright against the deep evening shadows and dark green leaves.

So there I sat on the steps, painting until it got dark. With no more light to paint by, I decided it was done. I wasn't sure what it would look like when I got it back into the studio light but I was pleasantly surprised.

"back porch petunias"
8" x 6" oil on panel - plein air study

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