This is an original 6”x 8” oil painting on Arches oil paper. It was done in the “plein-air” tradition, meaning that it was painted outside on location. It can also be considered an “alla prima” painting as well, since it was started and finished in one pass.
These little paintings are what I love to do. They are distillations of all the elements that go into making a painting, but without any fluff. They are wild and free, created on hikes, in the mountains, in the rivers, and sometimes, on the side of the road. They are my version of a travel journal.