Wednesday, March 12, 2014

SOLD - Through the Gate Bougainvillea Garden - Plein Air and Flower Paintings by Nancy Medina

Through the Gate
Bougainvillea Garden
by Nancy Medina

Oil on Archival Panel

We ended our Florida workshop last week with a plein air outing in a beautiful garden in Tamarac on Monday. What a treat to paint under swaying palm trees with cool breezes and sunshine. The owner of this back yard haven stopped by my flower painting class with his chocolate Lab and invited us to paint on Friday, he had heard we were scouting locations in his neighborhood and he was an artist, too!

We had shade to paint in most of the day, tables and chairs for the ladies who requested them, and a surprise drenching by the neighbor's sprinkler systems a few minutes into our painting session. After shifting around a bit, we were able to finish our morning studies and move indoors for yet another gourmet lunch by Diane, one of our workshop hosts. Thanks so much Dean, for letting us camp out on your lawn for the day and paint your bougainvillea!

Astrid whips out another masterpiece!

Nanette's gorgeous pinks!

Susan painting beautiful cast shadows

What a treat to see Sheila's painting on copper!

Yours truly in my fancy hat!

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