Took a quick hike up to Waahila Ridge above Manoa and Palolo valleys this weekend. Lovely day and nice to be able to get out and away for a bit. Maybe I'll bring the pochade box up here in the future. On a windy day, the view of clouds casting dark, fast moving shadows up the ridges and down into the valleys and back up and down again is amazing. Saw a big centipede scampering down a skinny little octopus tree shooting up above the canopy. I think he must have been enjoying t
Just made a new box that is a little smaller and lighter for inconspicuous sketching and travelling light. I've been spending so much time at my son's baseball practices that I thought it would be nice to have a smaller pochade box to paint quietly in foul territory. I used an old drawer someone was throwing out to make my first one and it has lasted me over five years now. I love it but it is a bit heavy and large to sneak around with. My faithful old pochade box recycled fr
Cary and teammates painted a baseball portrait in beautiful Lanikai. Could not be a more lovely setting for a painting lesson. My new hero is Jenna of Happy Canvas Hawaii, who got the team to sit and paint for two hours!! The paintings were awesome!!