Yesterday was such a sunny, cloudy, beautiful day, beginning with a morning that had skies so full of movement and color you could of watched it all day. I should of, as thats the best way to understand skies. I decided to get out there and paint! Then comes the age old thing..........Where? Are you kidding? I says to meself, as I stood in my driveway and just looked around. So I set up right in my driveway, and this is the scene north of the house. The fields are just trying to show some green. and that sagebrush hill always looks the same, and beyond it you can see clear down the valley and far mountains. My problem here is I think I made the dark Mountain, while it is close to us, a bit to large. Its hard right out there in the open, as it all looks so big! I did use a veiw-finder, did a thumbnail, and used the small pond and creek as a lead-in to take you thru the field, and back to the mountains. 9 x 12 on rose -grey canson paper. I am going to try a compostion a day, thing, sometimes in pastle and sometimes in pencil, and hope it improves my compotion skills for the entire year.