Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Hidden River Plein Air_6x8

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I painted this near Evergreen, CO.  The fall colors reflecting in the river were beautiful - it was a real challenge trying to capture the colors.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Oak Tree Meadow

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I always enjoy painting the majestic oak, and the canopy effect created by their massive branches.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Big Bend View

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The colors at Big Bend in the fall add even more beauty to this majestic area of Texas - there are endless  painting opportunities.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Grand Tetons

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This view of the Grand Tetons is from the Jackson Hole side - beautiful mountains from any direction.  I am looking forward to going there to paint this fall.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Teton View

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I will be painting in the Teton Valley this fall with a group of artists.  In preparation for this trip, I plan to do several paintings from this beautiful area.  This first one is the view from the west side of the Teton range, with the Teton River in the foreground.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Roses in Sunlight

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When I saw these roses illuminated by the sun, I couldn't wait to paint them.  The colors and the shapes really created a beautiful scene. It was definitely a pleasure to paint.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Bourton on the Water

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Monday, August 29, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Friday, August 26, 2011

Bayou Storm

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I painted this as the storm was approaching, just finishing up as the first raindrops started. I really had to anchor my easel as the wind from the storm hit.


Thursday, August 25, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Monday, August 22, 2011

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Sunset Colours - Pastel

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I will always love painting sunsets over the water - each one is beautiful in its own way.  One of my favorite places to be is watching the sun go down at the beach.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Misty Marshland

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It was a very misty morning when I painted this marsh scene - the glimpse of warm sunlight in the sky created a warm glow on the water.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Scotland Boats

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I painted this on location in Inverary, Scotland - what a beautiful country.  I loved every minute of my time in Scotland.

Peaceful Waters

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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Springtime in the Smokies

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I always enjoy visiting the Smoky Mountains. In the spring, when the rhododendron are blooming, is a great time to go.

Galveston Shores - Pastel

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This pastel painting is from a photo I took in Galveston -  I loved the early morning shadows spreading out over the sand.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Sunlit Iris

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The Hondo Iris Farm near Ruidoso, NM is a wonderful place to paint and photograph. Some friends and I painted there in May when the iris were in full bloom - it was beautiful!

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Sidewalk Cafe in France

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Stopping for lunch at one of the many cafes in France is always fun - the umbrellas, the flowers, the food...very memorable.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Marshland Glow

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This Louisiana marshland painting was done just as the sun started casting its warm glow on the grass and the water.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Daisies

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These delicate little daisies were everywhere as we looked for places to paint in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  I just couldn't leave without sitting down and painting some.  Thank you for looking -







Lake View through Michigan Birch Trees

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This plein air painting was done right from the front yard of my good friend's Michigan cabin - such a beautiful place to be!  There were endless scenes to paint - a truly inspirational place to be.

Evening Sail

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This view of Lake Superior was painted en plein air while on my wonderful painting trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  The clouds over the lake were beautiful that day - a perfect place to paint.

Morning Reflections

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I just returned from a painting trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where I painted with a group of artists for seven days.  What beautiful and diverse scenery - definitely one of my new favorite areas of the country!  After visiting Tahquamenon Falls (rhymes with phenomenon), we stopped here to paint, where the river flows into Lake Superior.  I know that I will be painting many more Michigan scenes.  Thank you for looking -

Monday, July 18, 2011

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Birds at Sunset

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The sunset over Galveston's shoreline can be so beautiful.  This is one of my many favorites. 

Monday, July 11, 2011

Through the Trees

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I often paint at Brazos Bend State Park.  The "painting" spots are endless there -  everything from majestic oaks to swamps to wildflowers.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Friday, July 8, 2011

Thursday, July 7, 2011