Yesterday was a lovely day with temperatures in the mid 70's. Who would think that it was the end of May! My painting buddies came, and we had a great time as usual. They all brought their quarter paintings that I mentioned previously so that we could put them together and see how they looked. We definitely have some different styles. This was a fun exercise, and we will be trying it again maybe with a little more cohesiveness.
The ladies wanted to paint flower cards. We each picked different flowers to paint. I chose this columbine, which I did not like my background, but there it is. Being a fast painter, I had time to do another painting and did a quick, loose poppie, which I liked better.
After lunch, we decided to take advantage of the cool outdoors and do some plein aire painting. My dogs loved the fact that we came outside. They were a bit pesty, but soon settled down. Each lady picked something to paint - two ladies painted our radio flyer wagon while another painted the chicken condo. I chose to paint one of the ladies. This painting needs more work, but I have my colors established. Now I need to go in and darken areas and put in a better background.
Today is another paint day with my art girls. It has been awhile since we have been together due to general busy-ness. I'm looking forward to being with my girls.