Nothing beats being there.
That's me! I love to paint out in front of our residence, which is peaceful - but one week each year, a parade of the world's best golfers and celebrities comes by. Onlookers or alone, for inspiration, it's all about the location.
Scenic Drive, Carmel by the Sea
This oil won top prize "Best Overall" at an open plein air competition (Big Sur Gallery). I added my two kids in the cypress branches...see them?