Rock Creek Lake

RockCreekLake--Gleason - 514×18″ Acrylic– $425–  This is the beautiful lake at the end of the road from Tom’s Place in the eastern Sierras and a morning painting of the creek that weaves it’s way through the canyons below it.

RockCreek--Gleason - 9

Rock Creek– 10×20″ acrylic– $400

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Summer Camping

My family and I just got home from a wonderful camping road trip through the southwest.  I made a lot of paintings along the way to share over the next few weeks.  GrandCanyon--Gleason - 6

Grand Canyon Sunset– Acrylic on Mounted Canvas–  12×24″  –$550

Two things to know about plein air painters:

  1.  We get so absorbed in what we are doing that we don’t pay attention to other things around us… (like mile high cliffs behind us)
  2. We often step backwards blindly to see how the painting compares to the view.

Fortunately no painters were harmed in the making of this painting.  : )