@gejart > Attempt no. 2 at plein air painting. This time looking into the sun in the afternoon. Bees were trying to get me and pretty sure I nearly got sun stroke towards the end but enjoyed it again. 8x10” oil on primed @ampersand_art hardbord.
As I write this, things are beginning to open up and in some ways lives are returning to an updated “normal.” Here’s a look at what some of your peers created during the recent #stayathome period, during which we asked you to share paintings and drawings inspired by a variety of creative art prompts that our team created.
In this collection, we’re sharing some of our favorite results from the “Paint Your Backyard” art prompts challenge. Enjoy!
@graywendi > I hung out in my backyard with my oil paints today . 12×16
@kellybladesart > Feeling delightfully inspired to paint in the warm sun today! What’s not to 💜about a blooming redbud.
@bmulleneaux > 9×12 oil on linen So this may turn into a patio series!
@bhavanikrishnanart > More sitting on the couch and looking out the window… Lol… Apart from that, I have been organizing my studio and found a stack of old favorite paintings… It was a pleasant surprise to see some of them again… 🙂
@chandni_ajmera > Sunshine ⛅ Here’s a shot against sunlit backyard. See how the light makes the colors in the painting look different 🤩 Gouache on paper, 13 x 18 cm, Available for sale.
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@liamdullaghan > #pleinairathome detail garden
@jessicafliggartist > Spring greens! A slice of the view out back! Lots of birds about. I enjoyed their company💖
@lorrainedawsonart > It’s a New Day, 6×9, gouache I received news this week that due to the COVID19 pandemic the Laguna Art A Fair scheduled for this summer has been cancelled. Disappointed but relieved ( juried members have been waiting for the decision), I wanted to share this painting done at Casa Romantica in San Clemente last year. It’s a New a Day, take a deep breath of that fresh ocean air, trust God to open new windows and keep pressing on. “Nothing worthwhile ever comes easy. “(Quote from Open Doors by Rick Warren)
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