Line Dance, 10 x 20", Oil on Linen, 2013. Want to find an artists dream destination for plein air painting? Then make friends with artist Judy Carducci. For a number of years now, Judy has been painting in the footsteps of so many great artists before her and inviting fellow artist to tag along to Monhegan Island, Maine. I spent a week in early September, 2013 with Judy and a dozen or so other artists and friends on this varied and wonderfully paintable island. This painting is of Monhegan Harbor, the boats bob in the warming sun, swaying and occulting on their tethers. Land-lover that I am, I set up my easel at low tide and kept getting chased up shore so as not to wet my loafers. I got the gist of the painting down before my systematic retreat changed my view too much. I finishing the painting in my "studio", aka, the hallway outside my room at Monhegan House Inn. Available
Location: Monhegan Island, Maine.Keywords: alla prima (225), landscape (174), Maine (12), oil paintings (207), plein air (252).