Yesterday we had lots of plein air painters join The Group, after we were rained/chilled out last week for painting. We all went to the Lakeside Daisy State Nature Preserve in Marblehead, Ohio. What a wonderful flower in a beautiful setting–it was so picturesque. Here […]
Despite all the cold, wind and rain I have still been getting out to plein air paint on our Group Mondays (even if there was a pretty small group). Hopefully it will be warm and sunny soon on a Monday, but I’m not letting that […]
Today is about the third warm day we’ve had in 2019….and it happened to be on a Monday (what, no rain today?) so I went out to paint en plein air. Today Mark DeLong and I went to Bergman’s Orchard/Farm Market in Marblehead, Ohio. The […]
Spring has finally sprung here in Northern Ohio, after a long winter. I made it out painting for the first time yesterday and it felt great to be out in the fresh air with the oil paints again! A couple of us went and painted […]
Early autumn has brought some beautiful plein air painting days with The Group. Here are several of my works from Huron, Mullberry Creek, Lakeside, Quarry Hill Orchards & Twin Oast Brewery.
After returning from Latvia and starting to get the business back in order, I was asked to paint a piece and donate it for the Hoods Up event, with all proceeds from the event going to the Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council–what a wonderful […]
In August I had the pleasure of traveling, for the second time, back to my motherland/fatherland of Latvia. It was a wonderful trip filled with family, friends and amazing adventures. In fact, I was lucky enough to come across a family member with oil paints […]
It’s another great summer of plein air painting, capturing some beautiful days in picturesque Ohio. Howell’s Farm was a beautiful scene and a favorite spot. It doesn’t get any better than the farmer picking peppers and the farm dog running around while you’re painting!
I recently began painting en plein air with a great group of artists (The Group, actually) out of Marblehead, Ohio. We paint every Monday (weather-dependent) and I just love being outdoors and this style of painting. I hope to keep painting en plein air as […]