I had to use the umbrella to keep the sun off me and the canvas, and then a large rock in the easel to keep the whole thing from blowing over. Usually I am facing the sun, but not today.
|The reverse angle of my set-up|
This was a great place to paint as there were varied flat and vertical planes, and many levels of distant hills, each getting lighter and more cool. It appeared to me that the dry grass fields became more and more pink with the distance.
|Getting there, the watch is to remind me not to be late for lunch|
|Rotoballe al Mattino o/c 40x50cm - Available at the Stage Door Gallery|