Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Sneffels Range in the Morning

I got up very early to paint one last Colorado scene from a favorite viewpoint that includes the meadow, pond, and Sneffels Range. The lighting at dawn changes rapidly, and this sketch shows the sun as it lit up bits … Continue reading

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Be Safe, Dear Cabin!

I have been at my brother’s cabin in Colorado for the past week. Even though it has been a wet year, fire prevention is always on everyone’s minds. Every year, the area close to the cabin needs to be raked … Continue reading

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The Meadow’s Edge

The Meadow’s Edge The shapes of the juniper trees which line my brother’s meadow are delightful. I spent the morning trying to get them just right.

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Shortly Before the Thunderstorm

I was standing in the woods painting as the color of the sky and forest began to change because thunderheads were forming. So I tried to capture the feeling of a coming storm.

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Leaving Canyonlands

I had a good run painting at Canyonlands and this sunset is the last one I completed there. This compositional structure (buttes on both sides that contrast with interior canyons which recede into the distance) became on of my favorites. … Continue reading

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For Aunt Mary

My father and his two sisters shared some wonderful characteristics. They delighted in their families, lived with intention, and got a chuckle out of the ordinary pleasures of their days. Aunt Mary, who was the youngest and longest-lived, passed this … Continue reading

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