Mark James Lucas Plein Air paintings

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The World is a beautiful place. I PAINT TO ATTEMPT TO CAPTURE IT'S BEAUTY

Mark Lucas
Reworked the composition and edges of Cloud Shadows Paradise UT. Originally a plein air painting Im taking this studio time to practice edges as seen of this rework. Cant wait to take this knowledge back into nature soon. Merry Christmas to all! Merry Christmas To All, Cant Wait, Shadows, Composition, Beautiful Places, Paradise, Knowledge, Clouds, Paintings

Mark James Lucas on Instagram: “Reworked the composition and edges of Cloud Shadows, Paradise, UT. Originally a plein air painting, I’m taking this studio time to practice…”

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Windswept Tree at Tecolote.  I keep going back and forth between thick and thin paint. This small colour study is very thick. I know for certain that I wasnt happy with the smoothing out of the edges and strokes after a couple days in my past few paintings. So Im experimenting with a thicker formula in my lead white paint making process. Well see how the brush strokes hold up after a few days... Thick And Thin, Color Studies, Keep Going, Brush Strokes, White Paints, Study, Paintings, Couple, Studio

Mark James Lucas on Instagram: “Windswept Tree at Tecolote. I keep going back and forth between thick and thin paint. This small colour study is very thick. I know for…”

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 Quick little banger. Wasnt happy with the edges with the last version. Im liking these cloud edges a little more. Beautiful Places, California, Clouds, Paintings, Happy, Instagram, Art, Art Background, Painting Art

Mark James Lucas on Instagram: “California Clouds. Quick little banger. Reposting. Wasn’t happy with the edges with the last version. I’m liking these cloud edges a little…”

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Evening Glow on Carmel Trees Beautiful Places, Glow, Trees, Paintings, Artist, Instagram, Tree Structure, Painting Art, Painting

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Whalers Cove.  Did some refining on this plein air 16 x 20. Check out the original about 20 paintings down in my feed. Its quite different. Some areas I left alone while many were refined and reworked. When Im outside looking at my subject its quite hard to capture detail especially at 16 x 20. I try to capture the feeling and colours of the scene as I see it. Now that Im back in the studio for a while Ill be refining a few of these larger studies. Especially the ones that got stuck… Left Alone, Im Back, Larger, The Outsiders, Beautiful Places, Scene, Colours, Paintings, The Originals

Mark James Lucas on Instagram: “Whalers Cove. Did some refining on this plein air 16 x 20. Check out the original about 20 paintings down in my feed. It’s quite…”

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New Mexico Clouds New Mexico, Beautiful Places, Clouds, Paintings, World, Artist, Instagram, Painting Art, Painting

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Evening light on Tree at Tecolote Tree Lighting, Beautiful Places, Paintings, World, Instagram, Art, Art Background, Painting Art, Painting

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Sunset Clouds over Isla Espírito Santo Beautiful Places, Clouds, Paintings, Sunset, World, Instagram, Artist, Saints, Spiritism

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Balandra Hills. 20 min sketch. Beautiful Places, Sketch, Paintings, Artist, Instagram, Sketch Drawing, Painting Art, Drawings, Painting

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Los Frailles Sunset Light on Clouds Beautiful Places, Clouds, Paintings, Sunset, Lighting, World, Instagram, Art, Sunsets

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Los Frailles Clouds Beautiful Places, Clouds, Paintings, World, Artist, Instagram, Painting Art, Painting, The World

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Arbolito Surf Surfing, Beautiful Places, Waves, Paintings, World, Outdoor Decor, Instagram, Surf, Painting Art

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Playa Los Arbolitos beach Beautiful Places, Paintings, World, Instagram, Beach, Water, Outdoor, Gripe Water, Outdoors

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