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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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Big Bad Barge Bumper – Clarksville, MO

Here is version two of the Clarksville painting.  I didn’t add the pelicans because I realized that it might be just as powerful to take advantage of the 2-point perspective by using the sky and clouds to form my vee … 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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