11" x 15"
Watercolor and Gouache
Painted during Duluth's Plein Air Event, Paint Du Nord.
I was trying to meet up with some other artists to paint but I couldn't find them in Canal Park, so I kept driving and came across this industrial scene with a variety of interesting shapes and colors to work with. It was a fortuitous thing as this painting ended up winning Best of Show at the event.
In-depth tutorial demonstrating one approach to building large panels and how to paint an acrylic picture on them. This includes the entire process with pictures; what materials to purchase, prices, tools to use, step by step construction, AND the painting process including subject matter, design, undercoating, drawing, blocking in, refining, and finishing touches.
What's it like to paint outside for a year? Here it is, by the numbers...
57 value sketches
26 paintings sold
120 minutes per painting
27,000 minutes spent painting =
450 hours spent painting =
19 straight days spent painting....read more