Trying to Paint in the Rain


Artwork Information:

Artwork Title: "Trying to Paint in the Rain"
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Original Size: 8" x 10"
Artwork Medium: Acrylic on Masonite Panel
Year Painted: 2003

Additional Artwork Information:

Artwork Method: Plein Air
Region Depicted in Painting: Northern California
Sub-Region: Humboldt

Plein Air Logistics:

Travel Logistics: Backpacking with Too Much Gear
Miles Hiked: Over 10 Miles
Hiking Terrain: Trudging Through Soft Sand
Geological Hazards: Mud and Sludge
Botanical Hazards: Lots of Poison Oak!
Biological Hazards: High Grass- Tick Country!, Ticks Observed on Skin or Clothing
Weather Logistics: Threatening to Rain, Rain!, Fog Battle


Artwork Notes:

Trying to Paint in the Rain

After two straight days of rain and a not so inspiring view from inside the tent, I broke down and attempted to paint on this masonite panel even though it was still drizzling. Luckily it never became a downpour.