I’ve never been much of a plein air artist, probably because the type of art I do most often requires time in the studio. Plus, for many years my art was a part-time activity. With family obligations and other requirements, there never seemed to be enough time to do what painting needed to be done and also do fun or unusual art.

Even after becoming a full-time artist, I didn’t draw outside very much because I simply lacked the interest. In my defense, I was able to take pencils and drawings to a variety of places, like community band practice, horse shows, art shows, and trips.

But unless you count drawing at horse shows, nothing was plein air. 🙂 Read the full article.