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Elsah, Illinois – A Sunny Day Along the Great River Road

Painted today in Elsah, IL with a group from MOPAPA. This is looking toward the Great River Road and the Mississippi through some sun-tipped hibiscus flowers. The painting is an 11×14 oil on panel. Advertisements

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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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Clifton Terrace, IL

This is a plein air painting from this morning’s paint-out with MOPAPA.  We set up along the riverbank directly across the Great River Road from Clifton Terrace, IL. Expecting cold this morning, we were pleasantly surprised by the lack of … 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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Maeystown IL Paint Out

Maeystown, IL had a paint-out yesterday to introduce a new crop of artists to their beautiful, historic town. The event was well-organized and welcoming and the town is full of things to paint – beautiful old historic stone and frame … Continue reading

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