Trying to Paint in the Rain


Artwork Notes:

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.

-Matt Beard




Artwork Information:


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

Additional Artwork Information:


Method: Plein Air
Region: The California Coast > Northern California > Humboldt

Artwork 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


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