Tag Archives: Colorado

Showers above Telluride

We are in the small mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, for a few weeks. This afternoon I biked down the valley a mile or so and sketched for a few hours. As I worked, the sky clouded, and the mountains … Continue reading

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Sharing a Good Story

One enjoyable part of a reunion is entertaining each other with a good story. And, since I enjoy sketching my relatives, this works out well for me. This is a sketch from last week that I finalized today. Although it … Continue reading

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Last View of the Meadow

The early morning view across my brother’s meadow to the south and to the magnificent Sneffles Range is one of my favorite. I like the way the mountains take on three-dimensional shape as the light hits it. Painting this was … Continue reading

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Afternoon Shower over the Meadow

The July Monsoon season is here, complete with showers, thunder, lightning, and wind.

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Nephew on a Chair

Opportunity presented itself when my long-legged nephew sat talking to me and hugging his shin. With the deep forest behind him and his long leg dangling, it was a scene that needed to be sketched.

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Down in the Meadow

This is the same meadow from yesterday’s post, but the focus is much more narrow, and the vegetation is more wild. This is an spontaneous sketch where I just painted in the moment, putting in color and shapes without planning. … Continue reading

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The Meadow

The meadow on my brother’s land is a favorite spot for all of us. This viewpoint shows the whole expansive scene from the rocky northern ridge to the grassy area and then to Horsefly Mesa in the distance.

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