My first painting of 2015!
I spent four wonderful days at Delger Camp, a ger camp I booked through Nomadic Journeys, this last trip to Mongolia. I’d seen the camp and area a couple of times. The 2013 WildArt Mongolia Expedition stayed there on its last night out, so I knew it would be a great place to paint on location, which it was. I also took a ton of photos, including some of the sunset shown in the painting. It was a wonderfully relaxing and inspirational stay.
I had the entire area of valleys, mountains, dunes and wetlands to amble around in, stopping to paint when the fancy, and scenery, struck me. The staff was great and knowing I like Mongolian food, made khuushuur for me for lunch one day (fried mutton turnovers). They also made khorhog (real “Mongolian BBQ”) one night. Here’s a photo of it ready to cook on the stove with hot rocks in the pot. It was delicious!
And here’s one of the watercolors I did just sitting in front of my ger. I’m looking forward to going there again this year to do more!