Saturday, May 28, 2011

"The 2011 Forgotten Coast Paintout Event"-These are some shots of the painting locations, and paintings being painted.

This is the beginning of "Sunday Afternoon", a little 9x12 study at Scipio Creek in Apalachicola Florida.



This is the finished painting still on the easel. This was a fun little painting to do. It was a shady comfortable spot to spend an afternoon painting while Marilyn read the latest best seller.


The location here is Carrabelle, Florida. I started this 12x16 early and as one can see the shadows on the boat changed in the photo below.






This photo does not reveal the difficulty I was experiencing with bugs that morning. These little flys were giving me big problems. Thankfully a breeze came through and problem solved.



Happy to be done with this one. Things could have been worst.



This is the beginning of an early sunrise painting in east point.




A Glorious fleeting sky to paint!




This is near the finish.




Simmons Bayou on the way to Cape San Blas. A 9x12 Study.




"Resting but Ready" 6x9 painted at East Point Fl.



First day, one of my three demo days. This one at River Front in Apalachicola.



























3 comments:

  1. Hodges, thank you for posting these photos of your plein air journey. I enjoyed viewing the progress of your painting, as well as your easel setup.

    I especially like the paint handling you used on the "Sunday Afternoon" 12x9" painting. Thin and thick paint used together is so pleasing.

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  2. Beautiful paintings, Hodges!

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  3. Thanks Brian and Diane for the comments. I appreciate it. Brian, the setup I`m using here is the Soltek easel, which I`m fixing to replace with something else....not sure what yet. The soltek is easy to set up in difficult places, and I like that about it, but I never really liked the palette mixing area.

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