Tag Archives: Gouache

Willows, Cottonwoods, and Cliffs

I painted the same scene yesterday, but today’s sketch is from a vantage point about a half-mile further west.

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Cottonwoods and Cliffs

There was a competing view to the view I last posted. If you turn 90 degrees to the south from the spectacular mountains I painted yesterday, there is a meadow edged with cottonwood trees and sandstone cliffs. I had difficulty … Continue reading

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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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