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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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Opening at Fire on Main Gallery of Fine Art

All photographs courtesy of Fire On Main Gallery of Fine Art.

Photographs from the opening of my exhibition at Fire On Main Gallery of Fine Art in Soap Lake WA. The exhibition will be up through July 25. Check my galleries page for times, location and other info. There will be an urban plein air workshop in conjunction with the show, on July 12, 9am – Noon. More information regarding this workshop can be found at the Fire On Main website.

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Urban Plein Air Workshop in Soap Lake WA.

Urban Plein Air
Urban Plein Air

I will be offering an Urban Plein Air workshop in conjunction with my current exhibition at Fire On Main Gallery of Fine Art in Soap Lake, WA. The class will take place Saturday, July 12 at 9am – Noon. We will meet at the gallery for a brief orientation, then walk to the nearby painting location. Fire On Main Gallery is located at 410 Main Ave East in Soap Lake. Call the gallery for details at 509-237-4027, or send me an inquiry via my class contact form. You can also register at the Fire On Main website.

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