Today is the dragon boat festival. And the weather is perfect with a good breeze and big puffy clouds to offer some intermittent shade. (to learn more about the dragon boat festival and history click here) Now I did not
This is not the first time I have sat under Tin Hau Temple in Stanley and painted this section of beach. I like it here because of the shady trees and it’s far enough off the path I can spread
The sun did not come out as I expected. It must have been because I put my sun hat in my bag and applied lotion before going out this morning. Despite that, the temperature was around 19C with gusty winds.
Wow. How long can this beautiful weather hold up? The humidity is up in the 80-90% range, but with not a cloud in the sky my paint dried quickly and I was able to paint this before lunch (although it
Chinese New Year is winding down and most people have gone back to work. The beach only had a few stragglers laying about and most of the shops hadn’t bothered to open up for business yet. Today was about 80%
Today started out cloudy and very windy. Knowing the sun would eventually come out I headed to the beach with my big paper. And while the sun came out after lunch, the wind never let up. I’ve never painted with
Even though I live only 1 kilometer from the Chai Wan MTR Station, it’s about 10k by bus or car. Shek-O Road, the only way into my village, is a long, narrow and winding road wrapping around the Southern District.
Ok. Learned today not to begin painting sitting in full sun. I started this one at 8:30 today, but by noon I was cooked. Guess I’ll make sure the tip hat I buy is big brimmed and keep suntan lotion
It took 2 days to paint this image due to sitting in the shade and slow drying time. The sand fleas are bad under the trees too and I went through quite a bit of Off.