Painted on a windy, chilly day, looking across the channel from Old Havana. I traveled to Cuba with the Plein Air Magazine’s Paint Cuba Publisher’s Invitational in February 2016. We painted in the streets of Habana Vieja and in the seaside Hemingway hangout of Cojimar, as well as painting among plantation ruins and old marinas to the west of Havana. It’s a fascinating country rich with history and culture and incredible people, yet poor in many other ways. I plan to return to explore and paint more of it someday.
El Castillo del Morro, oil, 9 by 12 inches, $1,100. © Lisa Egeli