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More Koi

Another Koi painting. I’m enjoying depicting the many colors and patterns of these beautiful fish. This painting is a 12×16 oil on panel.

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More Koi Fish

Since it’s too hot for me to paint outside right now, I’m working indoors exploring compositions with swimming koi fish. I was inspired by a recent visit to the Japanese garden at Mobot.org here in STL. This painting is a … Continue reading

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Brook Trout

My nephew Paul sent me a picture of this beautiful trout last Fall. He caught it in Wisconsin, where he lives. Paul loves the outdoors and he knows I love to paint fish! He also sent me a pic of … Continue reading

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A Mess of Fish

This painting is oil on panel and measures 11×14. It is an experiment in painting from a photo reference.

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Four Sardines

Painted these lovely little fish today- smoked sardines on a rectangular platter.  My obsession is with fish right now.  I can’t really explain why other than to say that I am attracted to their shine and beautiful color.  The painting … Continue reading

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Mackerel on Ice

MOPAPA members are having Saturday gallery paint-outs now through January at 1900 Park Creative Space in Lafayette Square.  Visitors are welcome – hope you can come by and see the exhibit ‘Plein Air de St. Louis’ before it comes down! … Continue reading

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Two Trout

This painting is a bit of a fabrication since I bought the trout rather than catching them!  I did string them, and hang them on my sweet gum tree and paint them outdoors, generating a lot of interest from the … Continue reading

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