Plein Air Painting: Mountains

Plein Air Painting Mountains

Here's an outdoor painting from a weekend hike. Dotted along the mountain range were patches of orange and red shrubs that added a warm accent to the green rocky mountains, something I did not expect to find there.

Plein Air Painting Set-up

Painting environments on location helps me visualize the fantasy world I want to design. I'm thinking about the kind of creatures that might live on these mountain and what they would need to survive.