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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Multiple shades of gray--Daunting weather, and painting

Shades of gray--9 by 12 watercolor, 300# d'Arches
They're dramatic and dangerous, and daunting. So is trying to paint one.
A wall cloud, sweeping across the skies and the Great Plains...familiar in Oklahoma, but not to be trifled with. 

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