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South Park Road Property Painting Session – August 14, 2014

One of the things I love about our valley is its dynamic weather. The summer of 2014 has shown us a broad spectrum of what Mother Nature has to offer. Specifically, we experienced a lot more rain than is typical in this part of the world. By July and August we had accumulated twice the annual average. Each time I would attempt to paint at this beautiful property along South Park Road, I would get rained out with a serious downpour. Finally, I would not take ‘no’ for an answer. Instead, I put on my rain slicker and ski pants and set up my easel out of the wind.

Huidekoper Ranch Painting Session – August 7, 2014

It was a beautiful, dramatic and cloudy day as I drove up to the Huidekoper Ranch at the base of Teton Pass to paint a scene for the Land Trust‘s View 22 Project. The ranch presents almost limitless painting possibilities in every direction. There are rolling meadows, forested vistas, distant mountainous views, horses and old ranch buildings; all worth painting.