Sunday, November 1, 2015

Procrastination Makes for a very large blog post

Again, it's been awhile, so I have a lot of paintings to post.
Aunt Joyce's house last weekend.
 Sept 22 at Colorado National Monument
 October 14
 September 25 Golden Gate Canyon State Park
 October16 Lake Ralston
 October 23 Galisteo, New Mexico
 September 19 Golden Gate Canyon State Park
 October 17 Bottom of Coal Creek Canyon
 September 18 Golden Gate Canyon
 November 1, In Boulder Lehigh St.
 October 18, Bottom of Coal Creek Canyon
 September 25 Golden Gate Canyon State Park
 Morning October 24 New Mexico Aunt Joyce's house
 Biggest Plein Air to Date at 18x24, Done on the Plains at the bottom of Coal Creek Canyon
October 9
 October 4 In front of Art Work Space where I have my studio
 October 31 Saw Hill Ponds
 September 25 Golden Gate Canyon State Park
This one has been accepted in the Colorado Plein Air Arts Festival
 October 11
 October 3
 October 10

Sunday, September 13, 2015

August September

Here we are it's almost the middle of September, and I still haven't done my blog post.A lot has been going on and I am quite tired. Here is the First painting of this post. Painted in Louiseville, Colorado. The red barn is a well known landmark for the locals. This painting can be seen at Mary Williams Fine Art, which is now representing me.
I painted this just off of Cherry Vale rd. The blue in the back is actually the base of the foot hills. I do love the late afternoon light.
One of those late afternoons I headed up to NCAR where I painted this. Normally I would steer away from such a cliche' image, but the light was just too tempting.
This is an aspen I found in the neighborhood.
The light for this one lasted just a few minutes. But I did my best to remember. It was done at the bottom of Coal Creek Canyon.
I cruised up to Brainard Lake one morning, hiked up to Long Lake to paint these next two.

To help promote Boulder's open Studios, of which I am participating this year, I did a demo at Chautauqua at the ranger's cottage. In preparation I painted this a week in advance.
This is from the demo.
And this is the painting from the demo.
One evening I headed up Caribou  rd. above Nederland to paint this.
This one was done from just inside the building where I have my studio. I believe the plant is called Rabbit Brush.
Last Sunday Debbie road bicycle up Mt Evans from Idaho Springs. I dropped her off at the bottom and drove up to tree line to paint this. Then I rode the rest of the way to the 14000' summit with her.
This is Coal Creek. It is pretty much down to a trickle.
Yesterday I joined PAAC for one of their paint outs. This one was held at Meininger's Lodge in Bailey Colorado. I was really loving the light on these funky old mountain cabins. I painted three yesterday. Today I am whipped!

Here are the portraits and figures from this past month.

Until next time....

Thursday, August 6, 2015

July 2015

I am excited to share with you that my Painting "Corral at Indian Creek" won"1st Place Associates" and "Artists Choice Award" at the "Plein Air Artists 19th Annual Juried Exhibition and sale" at "Mary Williams Fine Art" In Boulder Colorado.
Here are my paintings from the past month. 
these are some wild flowers I found Growing on our property.I
 One of the Wednesday figure sessions.
 The water in Coal Creek is slowly dwindling
 This is on one of the many hikes in Red Rocks.
 From the bottom of Coal Creek.
 From a Plein Air Artists Colorado Paint out at Coot Lake.
 The Arnet-Fullen House in Boulder.
 Wild Flowers at Coot Lake.
 Wild Flowers I spotted on the side of the road heading up the Canyon.
 Wild Flowers in the plains at the bottom of the Canyon.
 One Weekend I hiked up to tree line above Brainard Lake.

 "The Narrows" In Boulder Canyon.
 This was done by East Boulder Rec. Center
 Central City
 Boulder Creek
 Thistles on our property.
 These next three are all from our figure group.

See you next month.