8"x10", Oil on panel
Oh my, what an experience for a rookie plein air painter like me! I went painting at a local park. The wind was blowing like crazy, and the gusts made holding a steady brush so difficult, not to mention the flying easels, brushes, and panel! lol
But I made it, I finished my painting even in the adverse conditions.
I have to admit that I refined it in the studio afterwards, mainly because it flew on the grass face down when I was packing up to leave. Wet paint and grass make an interesting texture, but in some areas I had to remove the debris and fix the damage.
Overall it was a lot of fun! And refreshing. I truly enjoyed being out, with the sun shining. I so needed that, after a winter way too long and too cold that kept me indoors.
So this is officially my first painting in the wind, and I like it. :) The grass was not green yet, even if it was mid April, it could very well be an autumn scene. Maybe I should go back in a month or so and see how the colors have changed.