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Sunday, July 18, 2010

Summer heat and paintings

My first two oils...so much to learn. I'm still captivated by skies and obviously storms are in my life.. Both are 8 by 10s.
And now back to watercolor...I call this Oklahoma August. It's 8 by 11 on 300 # d'Arches cold pressed paper. Can you feel the heat?

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