• Paintout with Plein Air New Mexico

    3 monthes ago - By Michael Chesley Johnson

    In the Shadows, 9x12 oil/panel
    Painted at the Narrows Paintout
    Plein air painting season has arrived! To celebrate the first day of Spring, I hosted an outing with Plein Air Painters of New Mexico. Although I've been painting throughout the winter, the group has been idle, partly because of the season, partly because of COVID. It was good to get out with the group again.
    Several of us gathered to paint south of Grants at what's called “the Narrows”-a narrow slot of open land, hemmed in by lava fields on one side and sandstone mesas on the other. It's a beautiful, mostly wild area...
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