I went to a Plein-Air Painters Workshop this weekend at Clifton Forge School of the Arts, Charlie Hunter was giving it. There were ten of us and it was thoroughly enjoyed by all. He taught us to paint with a very limited palette and below are his painting he did this weekend.
The setting was the town of Clifton Forge and we walked all around and set up our easels . . . the first day I didn't really "get it" with the limited palette and I didn't have the correct surfaces to paint on.
Here is one of my paintings from this weekend . . .
Here is my dear friend Elizabeth Sauder who put Barbara and I up for the weekend! Thank you Elizabeth! . . .
Meg West went to Philadelphia College of Art, majored in Graphic Design, and minored in Painting. After working for several years as a graphic designer, in 2000, she started painting again full time.
West paints as a localist, focusing her painting in Albemarle and surrounding
Counties, as well as Skyline Drive and The Blue Ridge Parkway.
Meg paints every day and enjoys the rhythm and momentum that comes with a steady flow of painting. The act of painting is what is important-enjoying the feeling of being connected to the environment, herself and the painting.