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The Backyard - Landscape Oil Painting - 6x6

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I loved the shadows that the trees made in this little scene.

Oil on Ampersand Gessobord, 6x6 inches

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The Summer's Hottest Day - Landscape Oil Painting - 12x12

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Not a lot to say about this one, I was drawn to this scene because of the dark shadows in the trees, and the shadows on the otherwise very bright green grass. And that blueish building in the distance added a nice break in the green/white/yellow color scheme.

Oil on hardboard panel, 12x12 inches

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Lake Trees - Palette knife painting - 6x12

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This is what I've been trying to get at all's just what I wanted from a knife painting. Getting away from the canvas panels really helped, I thought the canvas texture would be good for this type of painting...but I just don't like it, it gets in my way.

Oil on cradled panel, 3/8" deep, 6x12 inches

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Palette Knife Paintings...I forgot it was fun.

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It's probably been 6 years since I've done a palette knife painting, but yesterday I saw this painting and it inspired me to try it out again. I just loved how it was sort of representational but abstract at the same time. I loved the broad green color and how juicy the whole thing looked...I could just stare at it forever.

So in response I painted these two pieces, I like the first one a lot...

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Summer Feelings - Daily Painting - 8x8

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This was the view from on of the upstairs windows at Grandma's house in South Dakota. I loved how green and summery it was, and how the sun was shining on those bright white buildings.

summer painting
Oil on panel, 8x8 inches

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