Monthly Archives: October 2011

Blurb Books…

{Autumn has arrived} Hello, I have been under the weather these past few days, while not feeling like doing much I did spend some time looking at a variety of books on Blurb. Are you familiar with this website? It is a self-publishing company and a lot of the books are available for preview. Here […]

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Potomac River Series at Great Falls National Park

Potomac River Series XXIV{approx. 8″ x 12″ (20.3 x 30.4 cm) – oil on gessoed paper} On Saturday I met up with two friends to do a little painting at Great Falls National Park, the day was crisp and sunny and perfect for painting. Like most other painting excursions I brought Naomi with me and […]

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Friday Inspiration: Theodore Rousseau

{Les Chenes d’Apremont by Theodore Rousseau} “Theodore Rousseau was able, in the painting of a single tree, to impress us with the greatness of nature — with her very soul, if one my use the expression. In looking at his tree we are not disturbed by wondering whether it is an Oak or an Ash […]

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Plein Air Painting: Potomac River Series at River Farm

Potomac River Series XXVI – River Farm{approx. 5″ x 7″ (12.7 x 17.8 cm) – oil on gessoed paper} Today was a beautiful day! Which meant that Ann, Naomi, and I went out to do a bit of painting, this time we met at River Farm along the Potomac River. I am having to become […]

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Paint Annapolis Dueling Brushes Paint Out

{Naomi and me standing in front of my entry} On Saturday (October 1st) I participated in the MAPAPA Paint Annapolis Dueling Brushes paint out. It was the first time I participated in a timed quick-draw plein air event, and all participants had 2-1/2 hours to complete their painting en plein air and then bring their […]

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