Monthly Archives: June 2011

Plein Air Summer has Begun

Today I am off to Tyee Vineyards to paint with Eric Sandgren at the Vineyards and Vistas teach in paint out.  Here is a painting from last summer on a day at Amity Vineyards under threatening skies.

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Morning Breaking

More color songs.  Painting every day, or nearly so, has been good for improving my artist eye.  I now can see the blue in greens of a cloudy day and the gold in greens of sunny ones much better.

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Patience is a Virtue

Red Wind I am anxiously awaiting word from the selection committee at Lane Community College about their buying this piece for their collection. It made it through the first round of their selection process.  It is an abstract pastel created … Continue reading

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Must Be Spring

Geez, it has been a long gray slog to June.  Met with my critique group Tuesday night and they suggested a few improvements to this painting which really work.  Wish I could have painted with Vineyards and Vistas yesterday, the … Continue reading

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More Color Songs

Painting every day what is outside my window has become a color meditation on the weather…only one sunny day.

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Art in the High Desert

I will be at the Art in the High Desert festival at the end of August in Bend.  This is made possible by a group of friends and family that are forever supportive.  Some big helpers are below: Joy Descoteaux … Continue reading

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