Category Archives: Atmosphere

Winter Landscape

This week has been time spent in the studio trying to avoid the challenges in my personal and national realities.  My challenge in the studio was to depict the landscape from a photograph.  My neighborhood has been frozen for a few … Continue reading

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23rd Anniversary Celebration for Vistas and Vineyards

Tonight’s the night!  The show is up of selected work from a terrific summer of plein air painting.  There is an awards reception from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Giustina Gallery at the LaSalles Center on the OSU Campus.  The … Continue reading

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Working on an Old Painting

During the past few weeks I reworked an old painting and improved it substantially. This week I tried another.  There are a couple of new directions I am considering. One is to add more lines of water leading to the … Continue reading

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In My Element

The Philomath Open Studio Tour was a success.  I met many interesting folks who love art and enjoyed the party atmosphere of our visitors as the volume of discussions rose at the end of each group’s wine tasting. I am … Continue reading

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