Category Archives: travels

Yippy-Ti-Yi-Yay, I’m Ridin’ Back in Town…

“Roudy’s Riders, 4th of July, Telluride” Private Commission Okay, I admit it. I’ve been AWOL from the blog for a while. I was burned out after coming home from Spain, Morocco, and the Laguna Beach Invitational and I needed some time to … Continue reading

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"If It’s Tuesday, It Must be Belgium…"

Well maybe not Belgium perhaps, but over the past five weeks I’ve felt like a ping pong ball bouncing around the western world. In the past 5 weeks I have gone from Portland to Amsterdam to Spain to explore street … Continue reading

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Raymar Contest Finalist for July 2012…

I was packing up the last few bits and pieces from my downtown studio with the plans of moving everything back into my home studio when I received an email from a friend congratulating me as one of the finalists … Continue reading

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Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off to Carmel I go…

Well, it’s back to the office again…er, I mean back to painting outdoors. The 2012 Plein Air Season is starting up and just like last year, my first event is down in Carmel, California.   “Ghosts in the Morning” | … Continue reading

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"There’s no place like home, Toto…"

Okay, I am finally home from my 2011 plein air season and (almost) rested up. All in all, I competed in eight major events starting last May, and added three side trips for various commissions and exhibitions, taught two workshops, and … Continue reading

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Plein Air Easton, the Epilogue, the Paintings…(long)

The Pacific Northwest contingent inside the Easton Museum during the Gala Soiree.  From left to right, Eric Bowman, Mike Kowalski, and me… Well here you go. The paintings from Easton Plein Air. Some of them at least. I ended up … Continue reading

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Last Call for Thomas’ 2011 Portland-Area Plein Air Workshop…

Hi Everyone… I’m finally back from Telluride and Easton Plein Air, and wow, what a ride they both were! I went from painting between 9,000 and 12,300 feet, to painting at sea level. Inside of one week. I promise to … Continue reading

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