Thursday, January 5, 2012


I have been inspired by the "on the go" sketching and painting (plein air) done by
I usually comment on their blogs something along these lines,
"wow! thanks for sharing your sketchbook! you have inspired me to get out and paint something!"
but do I?

... no ...

I have the best excuse:


oh, and cold too

today I did it!

from inside the car

hey, it works for me



*jean* said...

and that may be the best place ever because you certainly made a beautiful painting! out of the rain and into the page...xo (i especially love the sky)

Gayle Price said...

Works for me beautiful in its simplicity. I love the soft, elusiveness of water colour. xx

Anonymous said...

Yeah for you, and in the car too. So nice. What a great way to start the new year! xox Corrine

Sarah said...

A lovely painting! I go sketching in my car sometimes too-very comfy! I have not tried painting though.

Teri said... did a great job!! Love the brush strokes and the area of the trees...they are there, yet you can see through them. Hard to do with watercolors.

Mary Helen-Art Saves Lives said...

I think this is a lovely start for the plein air sketching...lovely! Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

sharon said...

So gorgeous Kimmie! No explanation needed.

Elizabeth said...

Well, that works for me, too. So moody and peaceful, somehow.

sukipoet said...

georgia o'keefe used to paint out of the back of her car too. so, you are in good company. lovely. or as my word verfication word says: fablo

Halle said...

Simple it! Awesome car work. :)
I usually bring my "idea book" with me when I have to wait anywhere. Looking around at the sights and sounds sometimes inspires me and if I don't make a few notes...a sketch or's lost.

Anonymous said...

This is so nice and simple. I like your style.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I'm enjoying catching up on your blog posts. This is so much fun because I have missed SO much.

Thanks for stopping by even when I was unable to reciprocate. I hope you had a great start to the new year and you experience a bit of sunshine in your world soon!

I'll see you tomorrow for tea. I've been sick that I wasn't able to join in for two weeks, especially around the holidays.

Lynn Cohen said...

I am SO proud of you!!!
Plien air from inside the car. Why not?
And to see here that I have been one of your inspirers! WOW!!!!
Thank you Kimmie.
I am stoked.
And you know it just gives me all that much more incentive to keep doing it too!

Hugs from me!

Laura Tringali Holmes said...

Yay! Now THAT's problem-solving!