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Watersheds Light in the Morning

Watersheds Light in the Morning

I enjoy my early morning walks along the American River Parkway, a 30 mile greenbelt that runs from the Nimbus Dam to the confluence of the Sacramento River. The Lower American River Watershed is a major source of inspiration for my Conservation Art series.
Tomorrow’s trip to Merced California will afford me the opportunity to explore a major tributary of the San Joaquin River, and produce a few more studies for my works on paper.

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Outsider Art with an Artist Outside

I celebrated the Vernal Equinox today by spending nearly the entire day outside. The first half of this first day of spring was spent in Orangevale, California playing a round of golf at Shady Oaks Disc Golf Course. The second part of this last day of winter was spent pushing paint around on paper ein plein air.
A discarded home entertainment center serves as a make-shift art cart al fresco:

ein plein air

Outsider Art is a phrase used to describe self-taught artists. I didn’t go to an art school to learn how to make art, but I am an astute student.

~T.

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