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  • Mount Baker Behind The Clouds, oil on panel, 12 x 15 inches, copyright ©2022

This small painting was the result of a single plein air session at Trudy Cooper's Bailand Farms. I was accompanied by Julie Stonebraker Nelson, Bin Li, Ray Munger and Liz Talley. We were later joined by Trudy's 9 year-old  grandson Ben, who had his own French easel and paints.

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This small painting was the result of a single plein air session at Trudy Cooper's Bailand Farms. I was accompanied by Julie Stonebraker Nelson, Bin Li, Ray Munger and Liz Talley. We were later joined by Trudy's 9 year-old  grandson Ben, who had his own French easel and paints.

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  • Olallie Morning, oil on linen, 26 x 52 inches, copyright ©2022

This painting from Olallie State Park was begun on location in the fall of 2021, and finished in the studio in the first month of 2022.

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This painting from Olallie State Park was begun on location in the fall of 2021, and finished in the studio in the first month of 2022.

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  • Lake Union, oil on canvas, 30 x 48 inches, copyright ©2003

My studio assistant and I were moving paintings into storage and we ran across this work that I'd forgotten about. It was painted on location when I was teaching plein air classes where Lake Union feeds into the ship canal, under the Aurora Bridge.

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My studio assistant and I were moving paintings into storage and we ran across this work that I'd forgotten about. It was painted on location when I was teaching plein air classes where Lake Union feeds into the ship canal, under the Aurora Bridge.

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  • Bob Pepper's Farm, oil on canvas, 11 x 22 inches, copyright ©1999

I was reminded of these small paintings when a former student signed up for my Online Group Critiques. Cynthia Edmonds acquired these works while enrolled in my plein air classes over 20 years ago.

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I was reminded of these small paintings when a former student signed up for my Online Group Critiques. Cynthia Edmonds acquired these works while enrolled in my plein air classes over 20 years ago.

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