The county roads abound with beauty in the autumn with Queen Anne's lace and the chicory being the stars.
I've really never given a 'hoot' about painting animals, but this one just called to me.
This is the second painting of a pair. The first was done in a workshop I took over the winter. I love the way the flowers grow and move as one with the wind as if they were in a ballet.
Susan Nicholas Gephart
My seasonal plein air adventures traveling always influence my pastel studio winter work. The soft summer colors of "Across and into the Sky" were captured in oil plein air first, then created again for my demonstration in Pastel Live, a virtual pastel painting event. Taking my nature studies indoors and reflecting on color and experimenting with texture is my goal.
Hoonah Sunset was captured while on a cruise to Alaska. The colors of the sky produced the impetus for painting this picture while staying at home during the pandemic years.