Saturday, February 13, 2010

Plein Air, Urban Painter...



8x8 Oil/Canvas Panel
Private Collection

My friend Janet and I met in a parking lot downtown on this SoFla version of a cold and windy morning. Seeing plein air painters down here is uncommon enough, but to see them bundled up is unheard of... until this Winter! Janet, in her nice assortment of colors made a good model as she painted while leaning against her SUV. We did get an early start... I had her pretty well blocked in and found myself wondering what to do with the empty parking lot around us. As soon as I started the pavement a red car parked beside Janet and was instantly followed by many fellow parkers. Problem solved, composition completed... I guess it's true, they paved paradise and they put up a parking lot...

3 comments:

Eden Compton said...

This is excellent Greg! Love the colors & composition -- great brush work as well!

Candy Barr said...

Charming composition of real life! Love all the juxtapositions and the RED accents.

Greg Little said...

Thanks, Eden & Candy! This was one of those paintings that seems to present itself.. all I had to do was keep up!