Yesterday was a beautiful day in West Michigan. Windy and sunny, near 60 degrees. I packed up my pastels and headed for the Dunes State Park with Charlie, my dog. We backed into a tall dune, out of the wind, and I worked on two small pieces. When I got home I decided to paint from one in oil on a large canvas, 36x48. Initially I just wanted to cover the canvas with one layer of paint. I couldn't stop painting, working till 11 at night (LATE for me). I put a few finishing touches on today but wanted to keep the plein air energy that came out of producing it in one sitting, from a plein air pastel. Along the way, I took photos of the progress just for fun. (Also, sometimes if you lose direction in a painting, you can go back to an earlier version and find it again.) Plein Air in March!! Yea!