Charles Schadel

Painting in plein air is my way of exploring the beauty of nature: the glorious light,


color shapes and m emotional reactions to a place. A few quick sketches to establish the composition, value range and major shapes is all I need to start.

Back in the studio, a field study may evoke new feelings so I do a larger more reflective painting.  Ultimately, I want to share my experience with others to enhance their understanding of nature  and our place in it.