"Cultus Lake Light" 12x16" Pastel on sanded paper
I've been gone for a while on vacation...having fun. My family and I took a week long trip to the Central Oregon area and stayed in a cabin just outside of LaPine, Oregon....close to the Cascade Lakes Highway. This part of the nation offers some truly spectacular mountain views, lava caves, fishing, scenic lakes, white water rafting, hiking, and just pure air! One of our day trips was spent at Cultus Lake and while the kids fished and swam in the water, I painted my heart out! I've painted this lake before and this time I had a viewpoint of the marina with the boats at rest. And...add a Carona beer besides my pochade box along with my painting buddy Gretha, (who met up with us for a day) and you could say I was in heaven!
If you haven't guessed by now...I'm the one sitting. No, I'm not a beer drinker, but the heat of the day only gave me more of that funny feeling than usual. Hence the BIG smile! I guess I'm a lightweight.