Large farm and prairie painting on canvas. Minnesota and South Dakota landscape paintings.

Click here to see larger image and more info. A few added yellow and orange pallet knife marks in the grass, so that the angular pallet knife marks in the wild trees in the background are echoed in the foreground, and this painting is complete. I was overwhelmed by the response to this painting, with over …

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Garlic In Nature

Today I wanted to try painting garlic again with natural light from the sun. I chased the shadows – if felt a lot like plein air painting. I’ve been playing with ‘mixing white’ lately, which is a transparent color. It’s fun to use, but I end up using a LOT more paint. Can you tell …

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Playing In The Dirt

Playing In The Dirt / 6 x 8 in /oil on linen I wanted to capture the beets as they come out of the garden – dirt and all. What do you think? Thank you Heidi for giving me these beautiful beets! I’ve been limiting my pallet lately in a new arrangement – ultramarine blue, …

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Orcas Island

“Orcas Island” / 6 in x 8 in, oil on wood / $180 We stayed in a bungalow (Buckhorn Farm Bungalow) last week on Orcas Island, in the San Juan Islands. It was really beautiful and relaxing, and I got in a couple of plein air paintings. This is a shed on the farm we …

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