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Cool Waters

Created early this year. A little to cold to go out on location. Worked from one of my reference photos. After first creating a study at 11″ x 14″, I decided to go to this larger version. 6 more words

Studio Works

Explore Your Lakes and Rivers Returns!

Openlands’ popular Explore Your Lakes and Rivers paddling series is back this summer! Explore Your Lakes and Rivers is designed to acquaint local residents with the water trails surrounding them in the Chicago and Calumet areas. 591 more words

Illinois

Have You Discovered Wolf Lake?

Sitting just over 15 miles from the heart of the Loop and straddling the Illinois-Indiana border, Wolf Lake is part of a network of recreation areas on Chicago’s south side. 769 more words

Illinois

Chicago's Urban Forest

Chicago’s urban forest is vital to the health and wellness of our city. Trees provide essential economic services, improve the quality of life for residents and wildlife, mitigate the threats of climate change to our region, and help to beautify our neighborhoods and parks.  502 more words

Illinois

2016 Rockford Fall ArtScene

All set up and ready for this weekends Rockford Fall ArtScene. Friday October 7 (5-10pm) and Saturday October 8 (4-9pm). We will be at Bennie’s 126 N. 31 more words

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Rolling on the Kishwaukee

Ventured over to Blackhawk Preserve to paint. Fortunately, clouds formed to the north and, for the most part, stayed consistent for the two hours I painted. 106 more words

Plein Air Paintings

Espensheid

Traveled over to paint at Espensheid Preserve. Made my way down to the canoe launch. About two dozen geese were “lounging” by the river. Although I stayed well back from the river, most of the geese decided to get into the river… just in case. 120 more words

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