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Hiking at Shaw Nature Reserve

Last month Tom and I hiked at Shaw Nature Reserve during a controlled prairie burn – something the caretakers do every Winter. The distant trail was closed but we could see and smell the smoke across the glade. This is … Continue reading

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Summer Prairie – Shaw Nature Reserve

From this morning’s paint-out with MOPAPA. This is the prairie behind the Bascom House looking from the trail. It’s a 12×16 oil on panel. There were so many wildflowers, grasses and other plants in bloom that it was difficult for … Continue reading

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Bethany Springs Prairie Paint-Out

This event benefited the Missouri Prairie Foundation. This is my second painting from the paint-out. I was losing the light fast at the end of the day so it’s a very quick impression of the scene. I’m proud and honored … Continue reading

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