– many of them fashioned from the desert plein air sketches that she completed outdoors during cooler weather. The latest and largest, “Tranquility,” was painted from a scene at Montero Estates on Washington Street. McClary says, “It describes many of the peaceful water scenes surrounded by mountains that we enjoy in the desert.”
From her 30 years experience as an art teacher, McClary has produced the first in a series of teaching videos titled “An Impressionist Journey,” a complete series of lessons on becoming a fine artist. The video will be available in her booth at Art Under the Umbrellas.