Some people thrive when the stakes are high, and so, appropriately, they raise the stakes whenever possible. Jivan Lee tackles tough subjects under adverse conditions, and the result is big, striking plein air paintings.
Paul Zegers loves to paint the changing light and seasons on a portion of the Umpqua River in Oregon. He can easily pounce on any chance to depict a certain kind of light condition, because he lives right on the waterway. This is no accident.
In this series, plein air painter and instructor Jeanne Mackenzie takes a look at new paintings by contemporary artists and points out why they succeed as painted images. This week, Kimbell McCurry's "Improvements Underway."