Keep It Simple! Using a Limited Palette

"Garapatta Spring" by Kathleen Dunphy OPA 24x18

When I first started painting, I'd walk into art supply stores and spend hours looking at all the different pigments and brands of oil paints available, and drool over all those luscious colors: aureolin yellow, cinnabar green, quinocradone ... Read More...

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Why I Paint En Plein Air

"Exhilaration" by Kathleen Dunphy OPA

The thermometer in the car topped out at 104 degrees on the way home. I walked in the door after a frustrating morning out in the field feeling spent and exhausted. I had set the alarm for 4 a.m. so that I could get up and get out to my ... Read More...

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