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Springfield-Greene County Botanical Garden

Painted in Springfield, Missouri this past Sunday.  My niece told me about this beautiful Japanese garden in the Botanical Center. I painted under a blooming cherry tree and watched people enjoying the day – what a great place for a … Continue reading

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Longview Farm Park in Town and Country Missouri

Plein air painting this morning with my friend Jan…worked on two small paintings of the garden at Longview Farm Park in Town and Country. I thought a little wren went into the birdhouse for a minute but it was so … Continue reading

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Lafayette Square Park

Painted plein air today in Lafayette Square Park with my friend, Jan.  The gardeners who tend this grotto garden deserve a lot of credit for keeping it so beautifully.   The only difficulty I had was deciding what to paint … Continue reading

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Faust Park – Governor Bate’s House – Thornhill

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View from Frenchman’s Bluff – Cuivre River State Park

Painted this from some reference photos I took at the overlook from the trail. I painted, posted, wiped off the upper half and repainted. Photographs are wonderful for shapes, but not so much for value, light and color. I’m trying … Continue reading

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