Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wet Streets and Blooms

Determined to paint spring flowering trees today,  I went in search of those lovely red pink crabapples!   I found this scene from the Kohl's parking lot, looking southeast, towards Jose Pepper's.  The rain got pretty heavy at times,  but let up towards the end.  As long as I've got paint on the whole surface of the panel,  the rain doesn't  hurt anything.  If I don't,  and the panel gets wet,  those wet areas then resist the oil paint - and can't be painted until dry!  So,  I  can tilt my panel downwards a little until I get that paint on,  and then proceed normally.  The light every changing,  I paint it as I see it and then I leave it alone.  I think I paint faster in the rain.   Doesn't everyone?  Painting number 1548 in 1548 days :)

15 comments:

  1. Now I know that those are crabapples �� I need to edit my posts haha thanks Tammie! nice painting

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  2. Fantastic painting again!Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

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  3. Amazing how you captured the perfect wet Spring day! Really beautiful!

    Hugs Giggles

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  4. Gorgeous painting. Really like how you use colour.

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  5. gorgeous painting Tammie. I am thoroughly enjoying seeing so many beautiful scenic paintings this week at PPF.

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  6. Gorgeous - and brave to be arting out in the wild! Happy PPF!

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  7. Very beautiful capture Tammie~

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  8. Wow, painting in the rain! Now that is determination. Such a lovely piece, full of spring spirit!

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  9. Love your painting and how the colors are reflected in the vet road. Well done!

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  10. Brave soul that you are... going out in the rain to paint. But, it turned out beautifully so it was well worth it.

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  11. This gives me a happy feeling. Thanks so much!
    ~~ Irene

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