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Plein Air Series Paintings

Judith Anderson

"Plein air" paintings are those done on site, in the "open air." The plein air painting process is entirely different from studio painting, but what I learn from the experience informs all that I do. Quite frankly, there is nothing more exhilarating than being outside, alone, with nothing but paints and a canvas between you and Mother Nature.

Plein air paintings are usually smaller. (It is difficult to finish a large painting on site, given the time constraints created by changing light conditions, etc.)

The paintings shown may be purchased from me directly using the Buy Now button unless marked Sold. The medium for all is oil on panel. Each work sports either a black or natural wood shadowbox frame. The "Mexico" paintings were painted while staying at Casa Raab, a Bed and Breakfast in Oaxaca, Mexico, which continues to be a wonderful place for plein air painting. Should you wish to travel to Oaxaca, most of the paintings (with the exception of those listed with prices) are available at Casa Raab. (Since they are not available in the States, I have included only a sampling. Many others are available in Oaxaca.) Those listed with prices may be purchased from me directly. 70% of all paintings under the “Mexico” heading will be contributed to Friends of Megan Animal Rescue, a 501(c)3 organization operating out of Casa Raab. The tax deduction shall be to the benefit of purchasers, whether the painting is purchased here or in Mexico.

Virginia:


Pond Beach
12" x 24"
Sold

Swimming Hole
12" x 24"
$450
 

Pond Beach From Above
12" x 24"
$450
 

Blue Bathroom
16" x 24"
$575
 

Hall at Night
20" x 14.75"
$575
 

Haywagons
18" x 24"
$450
 

Across the Pond
12" x 24"
$450
 

Across the Stream
12" x 24"
$450
 

Summer Cottages
18" x 24"
$725
 

Old Boys’ Camp
18" x 24"
$725
 

Old Boys’ Camp Cabin
16" x 20"
$575
 

Blue Canoe
18" x 24"
$725
 

Bath County Stream
18" x 24"
$725
 

Spring Source
18" x 19.5"
$675
 

Back Drive
20" x 24"
$800
 

Corner Room
20" x 24"
Sold

Blue Bedroom
19.75" x 18"
$675
 

Cowpasture River
12" x 28"
$550
 

Old Rowboat
11.75" x 25.5"
Sold

Across the Bridge
11.5" x 29.5"
$625
 

Foggy Morning
10" x 24"
Sold

Rose Moon
12" x 8.75"
$200
 

Golden Triangle
14" x 24"
$625
 

Wicker Chair
20" x 20"
$750
 

Green Lamp
18" x 12"
$425
 

Sitting Room
24.5" x 19"
$850
 

Bales Wrapped in White
14" x 26"
$725
 

Two Chairs
15.5" x 19.5"
$575
 

Curtains
14" x 11.75"
$325
 

Morning Coffee
18.75" x 9"
$275
 

Afternoon at the Cowpasture
12" x 18"
Sold

Green Triangle
11.75" x 23.75"
$450
 

Ditch Reflections
11.5" x 23.5"
$625
 

Ditch Reflections #2
15.75" x 12"
$375
 

Night Lights
18" x 24"
$850
 

Reflections of a Night Lamp
11.5" x 12"
$275
 

Selected Earlier Works:


Pond
12" x 12"
$400
 

Trees Mid-Morning
12" x 18"
$425
 

Afternoon Pasture
9" x 17.75"
$400
 

Tree Line
12" x 21"
$475
 
Sunset
Dining Hall at Night
18" x 12"
Sold

Tree Reflections
15" x 15"
$400
 

West Virginia:


Logging Truck #1
18" x 24"
$750
 

Logging Truck #2
16" x 20"
$575
 

Bowman’s Road
12" x 28"
$575
 

Wheat Field
8.5" x 17.5"
$250
 

High Valley
9.5" x 24.5"
$375
 

Valley View
9.5" x 22"
$375
 

Porch View
9.5" x 24"
$375
 

Low Water Bridge
9.5" x 24"
$375
 

Cliffs
23.5" x 9.5"
$375
 

Cliffs
19.5" x 15.75"
$575
 

Divided Hillside
11" x 18"
$375
 

Clay Pit
8" x 12"
$195
 

Mexico:


Big Maguey
10.75" x 13.75"
$275
 

Sunrise Over Mountains
12" x 19.75"
$400
 

Shepherd's Shack
11" x 13.75"
$450
 

Morning Light
15.5" x 19.5"

Morning Sky
11.5" x 13.75"

Atzompa and Maguey
14.5" x 20.5"

Aloe
8.75" x 13.5"

Benito Juarez from Across the Road
8.75" x 20.5"

Tire Tree
13.5" x 11.5"

Bull #5
10" x 13.5"

Bull #1
11" x 11"

Bull #3
7.75" x 12"

Cassahuate
12" x 12"

Pots for the Mezcal Still
10.75" x 13.75"
Sold

Farm Truck
11" x 14"

Morning Light
11" x 14"

Pool Reflections
11.75" x 15.25"

Floating Bougainvillea
11.75" x 14.75"

Patchwork
12.5" x 19.5"
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