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Plein Air Colorado Springs: Helen Hunt Falls

About the Scene: Helen Hunt Falls is in the Cheyenne Mountain State Park in Colorado Springs.  When you enter the windy road of the state park, it’ll run alongside Bear Creek. 541 more words


Plein Air: Garden of the Gods, Center Stage

I woke early to go back out to Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs) to plein air paint before the crowds arrived. Having a few walk by and comment to talk about what they see is great. 578 more words

En Plein Air Paintings

Didn't Expect That

Didn’t Expect That

Everyone full of good wishes
suddenly troubles are forgotten
when in the middle of the dark and cold
when we could be grumbling about the rain… 34 more words


Studio Work: The Canyons

This is a quick post of a painting I’ve been tinkering with for a while, mostly used as a learning piece for composition.  I’m reading Edgar Payne’s on composition right now and have a itch to go exploring the Grand Canyon again… so, this is the result of desires and a bit of imagination. 21 more words


Landa Park (New Braunfels): Plein Air Painting

At 2pm, it’s cold. Wet. Drizzy. Surely this is no time to get out to paint. 100% chance of rain with possible t-storms is what the Weather Channel App says.   737 more words


Madrone Trail (Canyon Lake Park): Plein Air Painting

What started off as a cold Saturday, turned out perfect with the warm sun shining through the clouds.  I got back out to Canyon Lake to find a scene on the Madrone Trail. 474 more words