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Tuscany Episode 2: Lerici Harbor, Gulf of Poets

plein air painting Lerici Harbor

Update: Thank you to everyone who voted for my painting in the January 2020 BoldBrush Painting Competition, to make it one of the FAV15% winners.

In this video, I show some of the steps and process I used to make this plein air painting. Feel free to use the images to make your own painting of this scene. I’ve put some extra footage in for you to do your own compositions.

plein air painting Lerici Harbor

Cat. No. 1286 Lerici Harbor, Italy – 40cm x 40cm – Oil on Canvas – 2019

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  • Barry, this is so beautiful. Catching that final golden moment at sunset is so subtle and it feels mystical. I can see a little Bato Dugharzapov influence. I’m quite envious that you did a painting clinic with him. Your program is top notch.

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