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Gardens

This is a studio painting of the stone bridge at the Chinese garden in the Missouri Botanical Garden. I’ve painted this garden en plein air in the past and have reference photos from that and other outings. I wanted to try this … Continue reading

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Sunrise from Lincoln-Shields – West Alton, MO

Tom and I rolled out of bed early today instead of taking our extra hour of sleep. We watched the sun come up from West Alton, Missouri. I painted this from reference photos I took there. Lincoln-Shields was the last … Continue reading

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Forest Park – Muny Bridge

Plein air painting with MOPAPA this morning. I don’t know the official name of this bridge but it’s on the NW side of the Muny pond and gazebo.  Some Fall colors are beginning to show in the trees.  I painted over … Continue reading

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Chinese Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden

This is a beautiful place to be calm and to think.  Things we all need to do more often.  This is the last of my series of four paintings inspired by visits to the MO Botanical Garden.  The painting is an … Continue reading

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View of the Clark Bridge, Alton, IL

Painting with MOPAPA this weekend was a challenge.  There was so much reflected light from the sky and clouds, it was difficult to tell what color things were.  I never did decide whether the stand of trees to the right was cool … Continue reading

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MOPAPA at Forest Park

  Met up with the Missouri Plein Air painters in Forest Park yesterday.  We were on the south side of the Muny.  Weather was cool, sunny, and there was a bit of a breeze.  I’ve decided to paint over some … Continue reading

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