Painting Lilacs at Glensheen Mansion

🌿👃🏻 OH LOVELIES! I ADORE THE PERFUME GIVEN OFF BY BUNCH OF LILACS.

Lynn Steiner - Artist

I was recently invited to paint Lilacs at Glensheen Mansion for Lilac Lovefest in Duluth MN. I arrived at Glensheen a little before 9 am with coffee go-cup and a loaded backpack. I was the first artist to arrive so I took the time to explore the formal gardens and woodland trails searching for lilacs.

The best lilac shrubs were clustered around a sunlit brick building. That’s where I settled in. The others soon found their way to the same area. I was able to meet some of the artists I follow, or have seen on Facebook. Setting up close gave us a chance to chat occasionally and sneak peeks at each other’s work.

There were three pastel painters, two watercolor painters and myself with oils. It became windy and even a bit chilly but the sunshine was beautiful. Plain air is still challenging for me as I struggle to…

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8 responses to “Painting Lilacs at Glensheen Mansion

  1. what a lovely place to paint

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  2. Excellent. I love the tone of yours.

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  3. There is nothing like the scent of fresh lilacs…your painting is gorgeous.

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