One of the real pleasures of life, in my humble opinion, is painting outside. Sure it may get a bit breezy or buggy and some days it may be really hot or almost raining but painting outside is almost a meditation.
Every time one of these people opens their sketchbooks or looks at the paintings they did on this bright sunny day they will remember the sweet smell of the garden, the gentle buzzing of bees and the flights of dragonflies and butterflies as well as the general laughter and good time had by all.
It's a little piece of magic, I think.
I'll be taking people all over the Cape to paint this summer so if you'd like to join us please check out the schedule on the Cape Cod Art and Nature website.