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More Koi

Another Koi painting. I’m enjoying depicting the many colors and patterns of these beautiful fish. This painting is a 12×16 oil on panel.

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More Koi Fish

Since it’s too hot for me to paint outside right now, I’m working indoors exploring compositions with swimming koi fish. I was inspired by a recent visit to the Japanese garden at Mobot.org here in STL. This painting is a … Continue reading

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Making it work…

I don’t know what kind of plant this is, but the cuttings have been in my house, growing in a glass of water since last Fall. I had good intentions and maybe now that I’ve drawn them, they will finally … Continue reading

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Harbor at Bayfield, WI

Tom and I recently visited Bayfield, Wisconsin where we saw this pretty little boat tied-up in the harbor. I had to paint her. The painting is an 11×14 oil on panel.

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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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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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Japanese Arrowhead

A studio painting of Japanese Arrowhead.  This is a 20″ x 20″ oil on canvas.  I visited  the MO Botanical Garden this month and saw this beautiful water plant.  Its reflection in the pond was as attractive as the plant itself.

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