Plein air

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

Green Trawler & Reflection

Green Trawler and Reflection Oils on canvas, plein air, palette knife 2019 20 x 16 inches I am always welcomed when I sketch and paint down in the fishing harbours, as long as I stay out of the way. The fishing harbour in Powell River offered up these lovely sights and I worked carefully sitting …

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Seaplane at Shinglemill

Seaplane at Shinglemill Oils on canvas, plein air, palette knife 2019 20 x 16 inches It’s exciting to sit out on my little folding stool in the real world, sometimes sitting with a blanket on my lap when it’s chilly but always trying to capture the beautiful world in real light and real time. Painting …

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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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Mexican Restaurant, Powell River

Mexican Restaurant, Powell River Oils on panel, palette knife, plein air painting 2018 12 x 9 inches The charming and tasty little Costa del Sol Mexican Restaurant in Powell River. The lovely wisteria had dropped its lilac colored flowers by the time I made this visit but the glowing red umbrellas kept the nice warm …

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Foxgloves Over The Lake

Foxgloves Over The Lake Plein air oil painting, Powell River. Oils on canvas 12×9 2018 Related Works Green Trawler & Reflection Seaplane at Shinglemill Boatyard, Steveston Village

Orange House Near La Presa

Orange House Near La Presa Plein air oil painting, Guanajuato, Mexico. Oils on panel 10×10 2018 Related Works Green Trawler & Reflection Seaplane at Shinglemill Boatyard, Steveston Village

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. MANY MORE exciting plein air paintings in digital paintings. Related works Colorful House Economy Rentals Traditional Home

Yellow House, Alert Bay

Yellow House, Alert Bay Plein air oil painting Alert Bay. Oils on panel 12×9 2017 Related Works Green Trawler & Reflection Seaplane at Shinglemill Boatyard, Steveston Village