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Bothell Landing

Bothell Landing, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, ©2014
Bothell Landing, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, ©2014

The finished painting.

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The Park at Bothell Landing

The Park at Bothell Landing, oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches, copyright ©2014
The Park at Bothell Landing, oil on canvas, 24 x 18 inches, copyright ©2014

Plein air study of the slough at the Park at Bothell Landing. This represents two sesssions.

Bothell Landing, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, work in progress.
Bothell Landing, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, work in progress.

This is the first day session for a larger painting of the Bothell Landing subject.

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Painting at North Passage Point Park

Lake Union, oil on canvas, 16 x 20, copyright ©2014
Lake Union, oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches, copyright ©2014

I spent today painting with my student Min Zhong at North Passage Point Park, under the 1-5 University overpass. It was a great gray day. We were visited by Officer David Sylvester of the Seattle Harbor Police. David is one of my karate students, as are his children Morgan and Caitlin. We were also joined by Jim Kurihara, a former student, and an avid plein air painter. It was enjoyable to visit, paint, and while away the hours watching Officer Sylvester enforce the 7 knot speed limit on Lake Union.

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Plein Air at Kla Ha Ya Riverfront Park in Snohomish WA

Plein Air at Kla Ha Ya Riverfront Park, Snohomish.

Plein Air at Kla Ha Ya Riverfront Park, Snohomish.

Painting at Kla Ha Ya Riverfront Park in downtown Snohomish. This is the first day. The boat in the picture is moored illegally, and has been there for three weeks. There is a lot of mystery and speculation about it amongst members of the community. Perhaps the owner has passed away on the boat, or it has been abandoned with illicit pirate treasure. Aaaarrrrggghhhh!!! Someone should investigate.

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