Again, I'd decided to paint pine trees! Are you surprised? With the sparse spring growth, the pines were the main color in the scenes. The day was very clear and we had really lovely skies along with the pinkish warm bark of the trees that were just beginning to spring into life, along with the new spring green grass and straw colored weeds.
I worked on a masonite board coated with gesso. I am having good luck on this surface. I'm happy with my finished painting, although I need to take a much better photo. Below are process shots: