Spring landscapes are just too difficult.

Earth Bowl of Daffodils, not showing the daffodils

I cry “Uncle”!  Enough said…… how in the world do you paint an earth bowl with thousands of daffodils blooming. I’ve often wondered how I would paint the fields of daffodils in “Dr. Zhivago”.  That was my challenge today.  The last thing I wanted to do was to paint a hundred dabs of yellow……

The Earth Bowl without daffodils

I liked this painting sketch better than the first.

Paintings: Watercolor, en plein air……. such a challenge…… Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit, New Jersey …. ouch!