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Turning, 8×10 plein air
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Plein Air days are the best days. September light in Rocky Mountain National Park when the leaves are turning makes everything even better. Painted with the PAAC, Northern Colorado crew at Cow Creek in Rocky Mountain National Park this... Read More

Conversations like these
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It’s conversations like these that keep me moving forward. Anything here sound familiar? MAE: So, are you going to do the Strada Easel Challenge this month? (MAE: my alter ego) Me: Oh, I don’t know. I thought I’d take... Read More

Painting Whitewater
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After working diligently in the studio on a very difficult perspective problem for the past few days, I stepped outside for some much-needed plein air painting.  I found painting whitewater at the Poudre River to be the perfect solution.... Read More

Twirling Syd, pastel, 16×22
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Just a simple moment caught in time.  A girl sings a song and twirls an umbrella.  A cell phone camera captures the moment.  That moment, shared among friends becomes a moment of inspiration.  The artist eye sees that moment,... Read More