Benefits of painting with other artists is what you learn by observing their work and making new friends with the common struggles and rewards of painting from life and trying to simplify the complex.
Another benefit is that members of Plein Air Artists of Central Kentucky also have great friends who welcome us to beautiful spaces.
Kathy Wilson was our host in Danville, Kentucky. She has converted a large back yard into multiple mini gardens of sculptures and flowers.
every outdoor painting always seems to have unexpected inspiration, and one corner of Kathy’s yard is especially emotional and personal. I asked her to tell the story while she was baking treats for all of us.
Her mother, father and brother died within 18 months. she was inspired to devote a portion of her garden to them and to prayer.
As she explains, I’ll show our time painting together in the background and the progress I made on my painting of one of her prayer garden sculptures.
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I am a member of Plein Air Artists of Central Kentucky; Plein Air Painters of the Bluegrass; and the newly formed Kentucky Appalachia Outdoor Painters.
My art journey
<<<These YouTube videos document my progress and art journey. Please watch and learn with me. Keep learning. Keep stretching. Keep trying.