|9 x 12 oil|
We have an arboretum in Reno, with a creek down the hill with wild plants and a tangle of trees and fallen-but-still-living cottonwood trees.
Today I painted with another friend there. Today I was pleased that I finished in two hours. I did a few things different - I used more turpenoid in the beginning and then put the board in the sun to dry it. When most of it was dry, I could continue painting with Walnut oil alkyd medium with half turp. I also premixed piles of colors and values. And that helped, too.