Needing to flex our plein air muscles, we recently went to Gunston Hall, the Mason Neck home George Mason, Patriot and author of the Bill of Rights. The home is located on a hill, up from the Potomac River, and it has a small feeder branch from which Mason received shipments.
The watercolor underpainting was done at the same time for a larger work on Pastelmat. That painting follow...
Mason's Landing to the Potomac Study
soft pastel on Uart 400 with watercolor underpainting