Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Deschutes Riverbank

6"x6" :: oil on panel :: Deschutes Riverbank
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I went out to the Deschutes River today, and I got two paintings out of this session at the river. I wore my cowgirl boots, because there really are rattlesnakes at this desert river site. I don't know if this is rattlesnake time of year, but one can't be too careful… Anyway, there was a beautiful handmade boat (Lamiglas Fish With Confidence) pulled up on the edge of the river in the sand, so I could not resist painting it - as quickly as I could, because you never know when the owners will come back and want to take their boat out fishing! So I got the painting below, finished just in time. The owner was very kind to give me about 5 more minutes to finish the painting. Love the boat, and how the painting turned out too!

Fish With Confidence
8"x8" :: oil on panel :: "Fish With Confidence"
This painting will be in the Pacific NW Plein Air Competition, at the Columbia Center for the Arts, in Hood River, OR, which opens on Friday Sept 7.

Here's my fun little painting set up…that I instagramed