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Gaye Adams
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Weekly Studio Workshop Starting November 8!
Vargas Island Morning, 16X16" Well, it's that time of year again.  Plein air days are numbered, and I am preparing to settle back into my studio work for November and December.  As much as I enjoy painting in the great outdoors, there is a rhythm to my stud...
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The Importance of Working from Life
Persimmon and Friends 6X8" oil Plein Air Study for "Crystal Cove", 8X10" I have been teaching folks to paint for over 30 years now, and, more importantly, teaching MYSELF to paint for much longer than that.   One thing I am thoroughly persuaded of is that w...
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Changing it Up
"Outflow"  oil on board, 10X8" I wanted to share this quick study with you because it illustrates so well something that I have been working with lately; painting on a dark surface.  This board was primed with acrylic paint - a very dark, transparent brown....
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Croatia 2018 - and other Painting Adventures....
Swimming in the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik, nice and warm in September! A view from atop the walls of Dubrovnik One of our painting locations,  Fort Lovrojenac (one of the filming locations for Game of Thrones) The thing I absolutely LOVE about plein air paint...
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Edit Down - Waaaaaay Down.
6x8" plein air study, Leadbetter Beach, February 2018 This is a plein air that I recently did on my trip to SoCal.  As many of you know, I do a yearly painting junket to Santa Barbara, and this piece was painted at the end of the day, and is only 6X8".  It ...
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Doing Your Own Thing
Alpen Glow, 24X30", oil on canvas Today I have posted an image that you may have already seen if you follow me on Instagram or Facebook.  I thought about painting this image for about a decade before it actually got birthed, and when I set brush to canvas, ...
Doing Your Own Thing
Doing Your Own Thing
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If You Would Just Hold Still!
"Temperate Paradise" !2X9" oil on mounted canvas I have had a wonderful summer of painting outdoors - from ocean islands to golden aspen covered hills, hidden creeks and white sand beaches.  What a grand adventure. I wanted to show you this recent plein air...
If You Would Just Hold Still!
If You Would Just Hold Still!
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Raising the Bar
plein air study, Chilliwack 8X10" oil on mounted canvas I am teaching plein air workshops quite frequently these days, and loving it. The feedback I get from students is that painting on location takes everything they've got - energy, concentration, determi...
Raising the Bar
Raising the Bar
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The Importance of Nuance
Cold Day, Warm Light, oil on canvas, 9X12"  Oh my great gosh was it cold out this day!    My fingers were freezing and I only got to take one shot before my phone said "no more - too cold to function".   I was cross country skiing in -23, and I was finding ...
The Importance of Nuance
The Importance of Nuance
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