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Winter Night II - Colorado Landscape Painting - 6x6

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This is what I have learned to love about Denver, yesterday I wore short sleeves and sandals, even got a little sunburned at lunch time, and today I'm all bundled in my pea coat because it's 30 degrees with heavy blowing snow.

Because Colorado doesn't like to commit to seasons, it's fickle that way.

Colorado snow painting

Oil on gessobord panel, 6x6 inches

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Praha II - Cityscape painting - 6x6

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I'm back from what seemed like the longest painting break ever. Unfortunately there are some plans in the works that would mean an even longer break... they would also mean that I would get to paint full time... we'll see what happens. For today, another little painting of Prague at dusk.

Oil on hardboard panel, 6x6 inches

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Night Lights in Prague - Original oil painting

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I'm working on some pieces that I'd like to put in a show that's coming up here in Denver. I'm preparing early so hopefully I won't chicken out. This is tentatively number one in the series, from a photo I took while I was in Prague a few years ago.

6x6 inches, oil on gessobord panel
not for sale

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Winter Night - Daily Painting

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There's a light buried in a tree on the corner of our street, and for some reason when night falls (and especially when it snows) it looks so beautiful.

Colorado winter oil painting

6x6, oil on 3/8 inch thick gessobord panel


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November 4, 2009

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I thought I would try my hand at another night scene. It's not my favorite one, but I did learn a few things that will help me next time.

I'm working on a series of paintings now that will all be painted pretty quickly. I want the brushstrokes to be very loose, and I want the colors to be more vibrant than they would be in real life. I also want to chose subjects that have extreme dark and light...

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