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Allen Garns
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Painter, Illustrator, Teacher
Painter, Illustrator, Teacher

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What makes a painting better.
This was my painting for the day (the one on top).  I tried this same subject a couple years ago. It turned out rather disappointing (the one on the bottom). This one I'm happy with. It's what I love about painting. To find the shapes and colors and arrange...
What makes a painting better.
What makes a painting better.
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Landscapes
Miracles seem to me to rest not so much upon healing power coming suddenly near us from afar but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that, for a moment, our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there around us always . – Willa Cather  That's one...
Landscapes
Landscapes
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Apunte
I've been looking at Sorolla's apunte's lately. That's the word used in a book I have for his small, quick oil sketches he made on sight. The english translation is simply note . And that's what they are, quick notes of a scene. I'll put some up on a later ...
Apunte
Apunte
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Late Afternoon Sun
A view of Phoenix on a winter day, late afternoon. Focused on simplifying shapes and values. 6 x 8, oil on card board
Late Afternoon Sun
Late Afternoon Sun
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Along the Canal
Along the Canal
Along the Canal
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Painting Again
I haven't been out painting much lately. I've been busy with illustration work and teaching. But I finally got out last week and painted this house in Mesa. I intended to add the windows when I got back to the studio but I liked the relationship of the mass...
Painting Again
Painting Again
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Cheating?
I did this little gouache sketch this morning. I was a little disappointed with it until I scanned it and viewed it on the screen. It looked a lot better. The problem is, it looked better because my scanner intensified the color. So my plan is to do a large...
Cheating?
Cheating?
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Another painting where I set a limit of 1 hour. 6 x 6
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Low Key With A Few Lights
It looks like a storm in the background. it's actually a mountain. This is an hour sketch. Working on my speed skills.
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Antigua Guatemala
Earlier this year I went on a short trip to Guatemala. This painting is a 1 hour study from a photo I took.
Antigua Guatemala
Antigua Guatemala
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