Orchid / charcoal and chalk

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Good news. friends! I got in a plein air group! Another artist forwarded the meet up email to me from The Artists’ Gallery in Virginia Beach to meet at McDonalds Garden Center this morning. They’re organizing the plein air group and it will be called PAL (plein air league). I was so happy to join!

McDonalds Garden Center was great to draw in. I took my charcoal and chalk to draw white orchids. I knew they have some nice ones. In fact, the whole place is like Spring, so very cheerful and sweet smelling.

Then some of the artists went to an Italian restaurant for lunch. I enjoyed talking to the artists and getting to know a few people who I’ll see again next month.

It was good for your plein air artist ( with limited social skills) to find acceptance! YEA on VA Beach!

10 thoughts on “Orchid / charcoal and chalk”

  1. Nice! I like the orchid drawing and also the news of the en plein air group — good on both! I, too, like to do en plein air painting, but it’s *got* to be a bit warmer for me. I used to paint the cherry blossoms here in the DC area, but it’s usually still close to freezing when they emerge.

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