Plein air

Plein air painting, watercolor, oil painting outside, digital plein air painting, Paula O’Brien, Gibsons, BC, dynamic abstract colorful plein air painting

Boatyard, Steveston Village

Boatyard, Steveston Village Rock-A-Bye 26716 Oils on canvas, plein air, palette knife 2019 20 x 16 inches Painted in the 3 hour Grand Prix of Art plein air painting event in September 2019 in charming Steveston Village, Richmond, BC. One hundred and five painters picked their locations by lottery and had 3 hours to complete …

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Fishing Boats, Steveston Harbour

Fishing Boats, Steveston Harbour Oils on canvas, plein air, palette knife 2019 20 x 16 inches Part of the big fishing fleet in charming Steveston Village, near Richmond, BC. This painting was started in plein air but we got rained out and had to scramble before the rains washed us away. Finished in studio once …

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digital plein air painting Mexico, blue cafe house, Guanajuato

Plaza San Fernando, Blue Cafe

Plaza San Fernando, Blue Cafe Digital iPad painting. Colorful loose watercolor effects with Adobe Sketch on iPad with simple stylus. 2018 Plein air painting trip to Guanajuato, Mexico. Related works Arbutus Tree, The Bluffs Looking Up Okeover Inlet House with Fishing Boat

Procreate plein air ipad painting, loose urban painting Mexico

Grand Pink House, Mexico

Grand Pink House, Mexico Plein air digital iPad painting. Colorful loose line and watercolor effects with Procreate on iPad with simple stylus. This pretty grand pink quarry stone building is charming Plaza San Fernando. A perfect spot for people watching and plein air painting. 2018 Plein air painting trip to Guanajuato, Mexico. Related works Arbutus …

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Basilica in pink and yellow, watercolor digital ipad plein air painting, Mexico

Basilica in pink and yellow

Basilica in pink and yellow Basilica in pink and yellow, watercolor digital ipad plein air painting, Mexico. Parroquia de Basílica Colegiata de Nuestra Señora de Guanajuato, one of the most beautiful basilicas I’ve ever visited in the world. It’s a confection of pinks and yellow, shimmering with gold and the fabulous heavy ornate chandeliers are …

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colorful plein air painting, digital plein air painting, Procreate

Plaza San Fernando, Red Cafe

Plaza San Fernando, Red Cafe Red Cafe, digital iPad painting with umbrellas over tables. Colorful loose watercolor effects with Procreate on iPad with simple stylus. Procreate offers more pattern effects like the watercolor blotches. Working in layers is key, bringing in textures and colors above and below each layer to create the dynamic finished image. …

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Little blue Mexican church shrine, digital painting, plein air painting

Little Blue Church Shrine

Little Blue Church Shrine Little blue Mexican church shrine, digital painting, plein air painting. Colorful loose watercolor effects with Procreate on iPad with simple stylus. One afternoon I walked from one side of town up the incredibly steep narrow foot street to Monumento al Pipila and then up above the city past the water reservoir …

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digital painting Procreate, Mexico red house, digital watercolor painting

Through the window

Through the window Red house, colorful loose digital iPad painting, line and watercolor effects with Procreate on iPad with simple stylus. I rambled up behind the University and saw a small magnificent blue building La Casa Azul Hotel. I peered inside and could see a stunning red courtyard behind the lobby. The inn keeper was …

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Pink Mexican home

Pink Mexican home Digital iPad painting. Colorful loose watercolor effects with Adobe Sketch on iPad with simple stylus. These colorful humble homes were high up the callejones above Mexiamora. 2018 Plein air painting trip to Guanajuato, Mexico. Related Works Boatyard, Steveston Village Fishing Boats, Steveston Harbour Plaza San Fernando, Blue Cafe