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Looking and Seeing

When I sketch quickly I am trying to get the idea of where trees, buildings, water etc. are placed in comparison to each other. This includes the need to understand the size of one item in relation to another. For … Continue reading

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The Day Has Finally Arrived

I have finally convinced some friends to join me on this adventure, Moe, Stu and Nienhuis.  We started drawing ourselves the other evening and much of this type of planning is about remembering people when you are away. I know … Continue reading

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Problems Getting Solved

When I was in Salt Lake City it was over 100 degrees.  It was during a heat spell that had held us in humidity for weeks.  The heat was stifling this day also.  There was a haze that hung over … Continue reading

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Working Out the Problems

I am blocked.  I have two paintings that I am working on.  Both are landscapes from my trip away.  One is the Teton Mountains, Wyoming and the other is Antelope Island, Salt Lake City.  The sky is presenting the problem. … Continue reading

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Putting the Energy onto the Canvas

The weather has cooled off!  The rain has continued for days.  There was a break in the rain and the sun shone for a window of time.  I bundled up and headed out to the yard, opened the paint box … Continue reading

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Sugaring

March 12, 2012 The last time I was painting in the sugar bush the weather was freezing.  I was in full winter gear–snow pants, big jacket, hat, gloves and even a scarf.  Today, was the complete opposite…I was sun tanning. … Continue reading

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I Will Paint More Often

In order to meet this commitment I have had my website updated, specifically I have added a blog. The blog is important for a number of reasons. First, I will have to keep it current. This will force me to … Continue reading

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