This summer I needed a break from commuting, so I thought it was the perfect time to start using my plein air supplies I bought years ago! The thought of plein air painting has always come with a bit of anxiety to me. There is so much outside how do you decide what to paint and how to you get the vastness of nature onto a teeny-tiny board? Plus you have to dress for the weather and it's like bugs have never seen paint before! Here are my first attempts.