In the often cloudy PNW, we get excited when the skies are clear enough that "the mountain is out." Even more exciting is a day like that when I'm also out - on the mountain! This particular visit we introduced our younger three to glisading, which is naturally, now their favorite thing to do. And was also the reason they came back with wet bottoms.
6" x 9" paper
Watercolor and ink on hand-made paper
I call them "sketches" because of how quickly I create them--usually between 20-60 minutes--and they're often created "en plein air" (outside, on location), using water from the painting's subject, while my kids are playing.