Monthly Archives: October 2009

Trick or Treat!

Trick or Treat (sold) 8″ x 6″ oil on panel I just love these teeny little midget pumpkins, but they seem to be giving me fits in painting them.  Too much detail makes them look like zebras, too little and … Continue reading

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Mini Pumpkin

Mini Pumpkin (sold) 6″x6″ oil on panel So we’ve already gotten 12″ of snow, and they’re predicting 6″-10″more.  But I’ve just gotta paint these little pumpkins I bought for the workshop I attended a few weeks ago.  They are the … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning on the Platte

Sunday Morning on the Platte 15″ X 30″ oil on canvas      (sold) (c) 2009 Tracy Wall It’s that time of year again: time for the 3rd annual Art on the River exhibit at the Art Students League of Denver.  This … Continue reading

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Apple Challenge (and a little more toilet paper)

Ready to Roll 10″ x 8″ oil on panel    (sold) The Latest Apple on here two posts ago was created as part of Apple Challenge on Jeanette Jobson’s art blog,  Illustrated Life.  She’s collected apple art from other artists and … Continue reading

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Baseball and Dogs

Put Me In Coach! 8″ x 8″ oil on panel For those in the Denver metro area, there’s an group exhibit opening up this Friday, Gone to the Dogs, and you’ll find specifics about the show by visiting the “Now … Continue reading

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Apple and Baseball

Latest Apple (sold) 5″ x 7″ oil on panel “Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.” — James Michener, Author Like this apple, The Colorado Rockies have their backs up against the wall again.  Win … Continue reading

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Plein Air

I tried my hand at plein air painting at an afternoon workshop a few weekends ago. En plein air is a French expression which means “in the open air”, and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors. … Continue reading

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