Yup, we even have color newsprint here! Just kiddin', I'm a local so I can make jokes...
PERFECT fall day! Was so nice, I just wanted to sit and enjoy watching my fellow artists. I finally set up across the street and attempted to paint them, painting. I had a real hard time settling down. Randy had a great painting. He obviously was finished before I took up residence under that tree on the right side of his painting.
Randy just sits down and does it. No stress, no whining (want some cheese with that whine?) just gets to it. However, Charles taught him from Randy's first day of ever watercolor painting...and I don't think Randy has had any other instructor confuse him. So there. That's MY excuse and I'm stickin' to it!
Here is my feeble attempt. I got all settled and took my source photos, when an SUV pulled into the parking spot blocking my view. Guess the look of disappointment was so obvious, they offered to move. I took my big straw French market bag and an easel and blocked the space. So, settle down again. About that time, Mom arrived and I got up to introduce her to everyone. In the meantime, a little old man pulled in the parking spot, couldn't see my bag and easel. Fortunately he stopped just before ruining it all. Randy packed me up and put my stuff away. Just as well, I was having too much fun to focus on painting. And that's my excuse, how'd ya like that justification for the next photo?
Yikes. Would have been much better to choose one artist and one umbrella. This was WAY over my skill level, and probably damn near impossible with everyone moving around.
A slideshow of my photos from the day are next!
ENJOY! I still have 2 days to go...nice to have new material!