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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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Augusta Plein Air Event, cont’d.

Here is a another painting from the Augusta Plein Air Event. About 15 artists took a workshop with artist Patrick Saunders on April 21st. We were graciously hosted by the owners of Sadler Farm and Vineyards. I chose to work on this … Continue reading

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Still life today…

16×16 oil painting on panel – three versions. I’ve had some fun with this piece. Thanks for suggestions from my friends Tatyana, Jan, Maggie, et al!

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Backyard Pond

This is a quick study of our backyard container pond.  We have four goldfish and the painting is named after them.  If you’re wondering about ‘Blackie’, he started out black and then changed to orange after a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Sunshine

Well, another rainy weekend – good for studio painting… This is another alla prima oil from this afternoon.  I love this vase for its interesting shape and for the light effects it produces. I may add a few more leaves … Continue reading

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Lily Petunia

A late night studio painting…purple petunias and gold/yellow lilies just seem to want to have a conversation. This is an alla prima painting, 11×14 oil on panel.

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I’m just beginning to realize how much I miss flowers when they go away…

These are from my garden – not sure of the variety, maybe Stella d’oro.  They are thriving all over the St. Louis area this Spring.  This painting is an alla prima oil on panel and measures 16×16.

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Summer Still Life

Too hot for me today- I picked a few flowers from the garden to make this little still life.  It’s a 9″x12″ oil on panel.

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