Monthly Archives: September 2015

Still Life with Limes

One more small still life before the weekend is over! The plate belonged to my grandma, then my mom and now me and the cloth underneath has a nice tropical pattern that I thought would play well with it and … Continue reading

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Longview Farm Park in Town and Country Missouri

Plein air painting this morning with my friend Jan…worked on two small paintings of the garden at Longview Farm Park in Town and Country. I thought a little wren went into the birdhouse for a minute but it was so … Continue reading

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Plein Air Still Life

Just a quick plein air study today from my backyard set-up. After near collisions with kamikaze hummingbirds and a few mosquito bites, I managed this 9×12 oil on panel! It’s hard out there for a plein air artist (loved every … Continue reading

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Golden Hills Plein Air – Louisiana, Missouri

I had a wonderful day of painting this past Saturday in Louisiana, MO.  If you’ve never been, you should go.  The town has an interesting history and some incredible architecture. We stayed at the Eagle’s Nest Inn right downtown.  It’s … Continue reading

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Interior with Figures

This is a figure study inspired by the paintings of Susan Lichtman. She paints contemporary figures in almost abstracted, geometric settings. Her tonal palette and subtle use of color to depict light fascinates me and I think her work is … Continue reading

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Riverlands Prairie

Painting at Riverlands again this morning with MOPAPA.  I was looking toward the confluence this time. The temperature was in the mid-90s and the sky started out a bit hazy. We were saved by an occasional breeze. This painting is … Continue reading

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