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Plein Air SIG – Donald

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A beautiful river scape by Donald that he posted in our Plein Air Special Interest Group.

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“Alpine Stream”. 9x 12inches. Oil on Canvas.

“I have had 4 weeks on the road largely in the Australian alps. Great weather gave many opportunities to paint. We set up camp at this site for 4 days and came in and out on walks. The valley was so deep and narrow that sun on the scene was only 30 min, but 2 sessions and memory made it a great opportunity. Aims: Express light into a dark place, strong compositional shape and defined tonal groupings.”

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