Painter’s Diary: Big Sur Drawing & Painting meetup

I went on my first painting expedition with the Monterey Drawing and Painting Group (for other meetup groups in this area see Meetup.com, and search for your interest group; it’s a fantastic local resource. We went to a stunningly beautiful area just off the Old Coast Rd., in Big Sur. I chose to paint a tree that had few leaves, but a complex web of branches. One of the owners of the cooperative property said that she often camps under the tree. Here it is:

Acrylics on wood panel, 8 x 10 inches.