Laarni En Plein Air
Now that I'm done loitering I vow to paint more outdoors for so many obvious reasons:
Hawaii is beautiful.
Vitamin D is a-ok
Natural light does to things what alcohol does to people
Change of scenery or habit is good for the soul and keeps you on your toes (there are some puns in there somewhere).
And more importantly, painting outdoors is like being Young Frankenstein. You can bring life to even the most mundane or horrifying thing (like a clown unicycling on a sidewalk) in a way that sitting in a room cannot. When I look at paintings done outside, I can almost see and feel the wind in the art– I can see movement... and some dust and minute debris because you're outside... so whattayagonnado.