Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Day 303: Mount Montara
Wednesdays is Plein Air painting day. This week our gaggle of painters assembled again at an overlook in Montara. We were in the parking lot for La Costanera a lively Peruvian restaurant which opened a few years ago. The view from where I stationed my folding chair is on the left. My painting, done in two hours, is on the right. I was looking up at Mount Montara, a cliff that my husband, Ron, loves to run. He gets a great workout trudging up that mountain and then running down. I must say, I prefer sitting in my camp chair with a thermos of Earl Grey tea looking out over the ocean and the rolling hills. The weather was in the mid 60's today, clear and nearly windless: perfect for painting. Last week at the same site we all gave up after our easels got blown all over the place.