Landscape Paintings

En Plein Air and Studio Paintings of Vermont and Beyond

Spring Greens and Reds – en plein air watercolor painting

  “Spring Greens and Reds” – 4" x 6", watercolor on paper Spring is a colorful season. We associate it with the bright blossoms of flowers . But trees provide their own bright colors as well. This small work was completed on a spring afternoon while sitting on my...

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The Beginning – en plein air winter landscape painting

“The Beginning” – 7" x 11" The first painting of a new winter series.  This one was done on December 22, 2017 - the first full day of winter.  The scene is along Harrington Road in North Bennington - a favorite painting location.  Fields showing light snow cover,...

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“High Meadows”- Summer Evening En Plein Air

Summer Greens... By June, the landscape is filled out with the rich greens of summer.  It stays that way, with only subtle changes well into September.  This creates two challenges for the artist. The first is "the green problem".   Green is known to be a difficult...

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Setting Sun – en plein air watercolor landscape painting

  This one really is just light and landscape. Painting what the sun leaves behind is often what en plein air painting is all about. Usually what's left behind is something like this - long trails of alternating light, shade and shadow. This painting would seem to be...

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