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North Coast Explorations 
I had juried into an exhibition with only digital paintings of nudes, and was accepted. Imagine my surprise 1 month BEFORE the exhibition, I was told, …

Feeding Frenzy on Monterey Bay 
While out plein air painting today at Sea Cliff State Beach, we saw thousands upon thousands of Sooty Schearwater gulls circling and feeding on krill - …

Complicated Tree! 
While visiting Anderson State Park off Hwy. 19 in Tarpon Springs, FL I spotted a large ficus tree which I think is also called the "Strangler Tree". The …

Painting on the Fault Line - San Andreas, that is - The Big One 
I decided I had to post this story - about plein air painting in strange places! Three of us painted at Old Mission San Bautista in the small Central …

Location....Location....Location 
It's fall and what plein air artist worth their salt doesn't envy Mother Nature's colorful glory and want to try and capture it? However, as I recently …

Waves and Grace 
Waves and Grace. I confess to being fascinated with water and oceans. It started as a child and fortunately I haven't outgrown it yet. Mesmerizing, …

A Plein Air Painter's "Driving Meditation" While Seeking Locations to Paint 
To my fellow landscape artists, As plein air painters, we too often drive and chat -- about paints and brushes or collectors and galleries -- and forget …

Close Encounter of the Third Kind 
Following the advice of the Muse I ventured into Point Lobos State Park, CA and quickly found my subject. There were a few hikers/tourists on hand and …

Triumph at Rocky Point, Big Sur 
Plein-Air painting builds character, no doubt. But sometimes it takes you to the very brink of what you think is possible. A group of us had a great …

Painting in the Moment 
Every day is a new adventure. I love to be creative anytime and anywhere. Painting and sketching with friends is one of my favorite activities. We get …

Bonny Doon Lupins 
I hike through a reserve area here in Bonny Doon. It was April into May, and the challenge was on: create at least one painting a day. The field lupins …

Painting in Scotland 
I traveled with my sister to Scotland in the Fall. We stayed at Ullapool on the North-West Coast of Scotland for a few days before taking a ferry to the …

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I live in Vancouver couple months every year. One of the distinctive things in Vancouver is Vancouver usually rains during every winter that many people …

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