Poplars on the Mississippi River Sandbar


Poplars on the Mississippi River Sandbar | Jeffrey Smith

A lot of people don’t like painting on gray days. I think they have an image in their heads of standing in front of their French easel in a field of beautiful grasses, the sun shining in from the left illuminating the scene before them. In reality, the sun is moving so quickly that you hardly …
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Plein Air Painting in the Park


Plein Air in the Park | Jeffrey Smith

We have finally had some sun here in Minnesota!  Spring is slowly starting to reveal itself. Not weeks of sunny days mind you, and very few May flowers, but the change is underway. Let the fair-weather plein air painting season begin I lucked out with a day off during the week. I couldn’t wait another …
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