|"Keyhole Rock Pile" 12x16 oil|
I found a new place to paint near home. It is called Sun Valley Regional Park and it is above Sparks, NV. Way up on a hill with great views and many interesting rock formations with easy access. The other day my painting group and I met up there and had fun.
My foot surgery went well, but I still cannot stand at my easel a long time. It just takes time to heal. I also have started painting on larger panels, which takes more time and more paint. This is a 12x16 panel. It is a good size. I like it. I don't feel so cramped trying to paint little things in a small space. So, this painting was started en plein air and finished in the studio.
Here is my painting how I started it on location: