Saturday, September 24, 2016

#876 Saur Farm Field

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

A plein air palette knife painting of the field next to the Saur Farm.
#pleinair
#stradaeasel

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Friday, September 23, 2016

#875 Roses On The Porch

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

A cool fall day painting on the porch.
#pleinair
#stradaeasel

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

#874 Oregon Farmhouse

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

Plein air painting of an Oregon Farmhouse.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

#873 Plein Air Organic Veggies

6"x6" | oil on raymar panel
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Missy the Farm Dog | woof. throw my toy!
almost finished...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

#872 Yvonne's Barn

6"x6" | oil on archival gessoboard

Plein Air today at Yvonne's Barn.
#stradaeasel #pleinair


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Monday, September 19, 2016

#871 Farm Tools

6"x6" | oil on ampersand gessoboard

#stradaeasel #pleinair


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Sunday, September 18, 2016

#870 Sunny Day Roses

6"x6" | oil on archival ampersand gessoboard

Another day, another plein air painting of the roses from my porch. This time a sunny day.
#stradaeasel day 18
#pleinair

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

#869 Rainy Day Roses

6"x6" | oil on archival ampersand panel


A plein air painting of the roses from my porch on a rainy day in Oregon.
#stradaeasel day 17
#pleinair

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sketch with C4 and C7 markers


beginning

finish!

Friday, September 16, 2016

#868 Barn at The Saur Farm

6x6" | oil on linen panel

The Saur Farm. This is part of a grant art project for increasing awareness of food insufficiency. Five local artists are part of this project. I'm so into the Saur Farm! A street feed party and art sale is coming up soon... I will post more info in the next couple of days... #stradaeasel #pleinair day 16

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#867 The Woodshed

6x6" | oil on linen panel


I spent the day painting at The Saur Farm. This is part of a grant art project for increasing awareness of food insufficiency. Five local artists are part of this project. I'm so into the Saur Farm! A street feed party and art sale is coming up soon... I will post more info in the next couple of days...I originally thought I would name this "the blue bucket..."
#stradaeasel #pleinair day 15

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

#866 Plein Air Oak Tree

6"x6" | oil on archival raymar panel

I'm visiting a farm in Hood River for a few days... more farm paintings and photos to come...
#stradaeasel #pleinair

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

#865 Early Morning Glow

6"x6" | oil on ampersand panel

Early morning paint session. The colors in the river just kept getting more beautiful. #stradaeasel #pleinair

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Monday, September 12, 2016

#864 Looking Down The Gorge

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

Plein Air again, same spot, but about 50ft to the south. A few feet away makes a huge difference in the view.

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

#863 Quiet Columbia Gorge

6"x6" | archival ampersand panel

Plein Air morning painting in The Gorge. Every day is different.
#stradaeasel #pleinair

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I love painting from the back of my car!


Thursday, September 8, 2016

#860 The Hood River Glacial Flour

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

The thing I like about painting the Hood River this time of year, is the glacial flour, that gives the river that milky greenish color.
#860

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

#859 Hood River Valley

6" x6" | oil on archival panel

Painting en plein air in the Hood River Valley.
#859

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

#857 More Shadows In My Garden

6"x6" | oil on linen panel

More shadows, in my garden.
#stradaeasel
#pleinair

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Sunday, September 4, 2016

#856 In The Shadows

6"x6" | oil on linen panel


In the shadows, in my garden.
#stradaeasel

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

#855 Tree Shadows

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

A plein air painting in my garden.
#stradaeasel

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Friday, September 2, 2016

#854 Friends

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

A plein air painting in my garden.
#stradaeasel


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Thursday, September 1, 2016

#853 Hood River Glacial Flour

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

Fall is when you get a little bit of ORANGE in the Oregon landscape!

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

#852 Mysterious River

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

I think the river has a mysterious look to it today...I was experimenting with the atmosphere in the trees behind the little yellow tree.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

#851 Mountains of The Columbia Gorge

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

​Painted on site, en plein aire. The Columbia Gorge is a designated National Scenic Area.

#851


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Saturday, August 13, 2016

#850 The Hood River

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

I painted this on site, en plein aire! On the banks of the Hood River in Oregon.



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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

#848 Columbia River Summer

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

Plein Air today.
Stevenson WA, Pebble Beach.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

#847 Flowery Challenge


​Flowers are just so overwhelmingly beautiful, and yet some of the most difficult things for me to paint. They are bright, yet have shadows, and at the same time, the petals and leaves in the shadow can be translucent, and filled with light. Could anything be more challenging? whew. hence the title...

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