Shifting Shadows © 2016 Karen Mathison Schmidt
16 x 12 inches • acrylic on 3/4" cradled GessobordTM
SOLD • private collection, Elk Grove, California
Yesterday afternoon was beautiful and spring-like, perfect for a little plein-air painting. My portable French easel is still in storage, but I didn’t let that stop me! I dragged my big easel and a chair out to a pretty spot out a ways from the house, loaded up my little red wagon with all my supplies, and spent a glorious couple of hours painting away.
The challenging part was that it was late in the day so the shadows were changing pretty fast. After I had the gist of the painting on the board, I brought it back to the house to finish in my studio.