Sunday, March 11, 2012

Winter Marsh Plein Air Sketch

"Marsh in Winter" plein air painting

It was great to be out last Wednesday, just in time to catch some of the snow before it all melted. I love the way last year's cattails pop up through the snow. This was painted in the marsh alongside the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail in Chelmsford, MA, a really nice place for a walk.

My first thought was to leave the painting as it was painted (above), but my desire to improve the background trees got the best of me. And guess what? I don't like the newer version as well. Lesson learned.

1 comment:

  1. That happens to me too ;)
    You have had a winterless winter!!