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Gin Lammert
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Among Friends!
48"x 24"  Oil on Canvas Click on images to enlarge  Just finished this work.  I'm hoping the paint will be dry enough to take to the next art show i'm scheduled to participate in.    Of course, there's always the possibility I can say SOLD before then.  Oth...

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Portrait of Iva!
Click on images to enlarge Finished painting.... Oil - 24"x30" I was given the challenge to create a portrait of this loved member of the Piper family who live near Pulaski. I had created a painting of their first home years ago using Soft pastel.  I was ho...

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Plein Air painting in Lee Co.
11x14 soft pastel in Wallis paper Sunday was the Fort Madison Iowa Garden Tour.  I was invited to paint the beautiful Vista from the Rump's home.  In the distance you can see the Bluffs in Illinois.  I can only imagine the gorgeous sunrises viewed from wher...

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Learning to loosen up
10"x8" - Oil on gessoed matboard I've actually accomplished what I set out to do in this still life composition.  My goal was to simplify shapes as much as possible and keep strokes of color at a minimum.   ......to be as Impressionistic as possible.  I bou...

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Both Plein air & Studio
First wash of pastels with Mineral spirits  to capture shadows.  My substrate is a primed mat board.  I used Art Spectrum  Colourfix fine tooth multimedia  clear primer. 2nd wash filling in basic colors. Here's the final painting.  The underpainting of wash...

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"Let's be Friends"
8x10 Oil on panel This still life composition was set up by one of my oil students a few weeks ago.  The challenge was to focus on how the light creates shadows with these shapes.  I really liked what she had done and had to paint it as well. Why all the bl...

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"Rippling Shadows"
Enjoying the warmer Weather!   We gathered at Indian Lake near Farmington Iowa.

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"Doc" Portrait
Acrylic on Barn board This finished piece is a first time  painting for me......first to create on weathered boards that if you saw the back side, you would have no doubt these came from the inside of a barn. I was asked to capture the likeness of this belo...

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"Walking in South Dakota"
18"x 24" Oil on stretched canvas The inspiration for this painting is from a visit I made a couple of years ago to my brother's place in South Dakota.  Him and my sister-in-law were walking in front of me, heading back home from a hike we made to see an aba...

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Afternoon Light
8x10 watercolor 1st Plein Air painting this new year.  Went out Eagle watching today with fellow artist Deb Baughman.   While driving along the banks of the Des Moines river in Wapello Co., we got all excited about this barn along the side of the road.    S...
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