Tag Archives: Fall

Autumn Still Life

A still life with white pumpkin, gourds and mums to celebrate the recent cool weather – finally! The painting is a 12×16 oil on panel. It was painted in two sessions.

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Sunday at Shaw Nature Reserve

I painted with MOPAPA at Shaw Nature Reserve yesterday. I tried a Richeson pre-toned board with the umber wash background. Not being used to painting on such a slick surface, I struggled. Some of the other painters said they love … Continue reading

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Redemption

Well the light through the leaves on our Sweet Gum tree during Fall makes it almost worth having to rake up the spiny little balls every year. I did say ‘almost’…hope you all are enjoying the trees this year, too. … Continue reading

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Fall Beauty

Painted with the MOPAPA painters today. The Fall color is coming on strong. This is a view from Clifton Terrace just off the riverroad north of Alton, IL. The painting is a 9×12 oil on panel.

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Autumn in Forest Park

Painted again with MOPAPA this morning in Forest Park – St. Louis.  I was trying to capture the backlit leaves of this tree. They were glowing with warm, September sunlight and color. What a beautiful day to paint.  Thanks to … Continue reading

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October Still-life

I’ve been thinking about outdoor still-life lately, and this obvious and traditional Fall subject seems like just the thing. I’m calling this “Storm Coming” because I like the idea of combining plein air and still-life. Plein air is the unpredictable … Continue reading

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