Though Szymd often traveled to find subjects, as in this depiction of the popular resort town in Mexico, he preferred not to work in plein air, producing most of his work in a studio environment. As he explained, "I prefer not working on location. The light changes so quickly and there are the problems of the elements. After going on a research trip for a special subject, I usually come back with enough reference to keep me busy for a year. I choose a subject, photograph it, and proceed to paint it as idyllically as possible. Once the painting is...
Created by: Szmyd, Edward