I took a photo looking across highway 1 at the palm trees and used that to make a small painting. Now the painting is on a shirt just in time for summer!
The Montrose Car Show today happened to be on the hottest day this month so far (100°F) so I was lucky to find a somewhat shady spot by the road to paint. I used my spray bottle often to keep the acrylic paint from drying. Two hours and the result
I painted this on a 12″ square canvas en plein air in about an hour and a half. The sun was already behind a hill when I started and there was hardly any light left at all when I finished. Even though it was painted quickly and alla prima, I