Plen Air Painting in Guatemala

Plen Air Painting in Guatemala

Two things happened this summer that expanded my experience as an artist. The first is that I discovered an artist named James Gurney. He does amazing plen air sketches in gouache paint that just blow my mind. The second thing that happened is I had the opportunity to...
Guatemala Day 10: Coming Home

Guatemala Day 10: Coming Home

It is Thursday morning and I am once again sitting in my comfy chair in my living room where I start most of my mornings. The Guatemala trip is over. The delegation spent yesterday traveling. We had a leisurely morning at the Lutheran Center, eating up all the...
Guatemala Day 9: Sadness and Hope

Guatemala Day 9: Sadness and Hope

It is Wednesday morning and my last chance to sit on the roof of the Lutheran Center and reflect on our trip. In two hours we drive to the airport and spend the day traveling home through Atlanta. Yesterday we woke up in Paradise. Antigua, Guatemala is an enchanted...
Guatemala Day 8: Decompression in Antigua

Guatemala Day 8: Decompression in Antigua

Today was wonderful in so many ways. It was the perfect blend of things for my personality. First, I was very fortunate to have a room to myself (thank you, Diego). I didn’t ask for it, but I’m not complaining. That allowed me to have my normal introverted time early...
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