Tag Archives: plein air

Saving for a rainy day

OK, my Belfast workshop students: do you recognize the place? Yes, it’s the mouth of the Ducktrap River, where we spent a delightful day painting and Hal dove in to rescue an escaping umbrella. Meanwhile a rising tide absconded with his shoes. It was very different painting with a small cohort of PAPME painters on […]

Rest in peace

  Last month celebrated California plein air painter Ken Auster died of prostate cancer at age 66. That’s a great loss for students of California realism and plein air painting as a whole. Ken Auster, artist, was a creation of Ken Auster, mid-century California surfer dude. California’s surfing scene originated in Long Beach, California (although a breakwater […]