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August 2011

Hello, and welcome to August’s Journey of Plein Air 365™,

What a great time I had during August and I hope your August was just as enjoyable.

The month started with a two week painting trip to Wyoming for two plein air events. The Wyoming Plein Air Event held by Link Gallery, and the Prairie to Peaks Plein Air Event sponsored by Deselms Fine Arts Gallery. It was a fantastic show with a great variety of scenes that really showed the beauty of the various landscapes that Wyoming is so well known for. I would like to say thank you to everyone that came to Cheyenne to see the show and to give your wonderful, kind support.

I spent 4 days in the Snowy Range, and camped in my mobile studio at a little over 10,000 feet. I had the chance to walk barefoot across a sub-alpine meadow who’s flowering plants were over 70 years old. What an experience! I also saw my first moose. Actually it was two bulls one day and the next day as I was painting at the top of Snowy Range, another moose decided to walk into my scene to graze. I couldn’t pass up the chance to paint a moose en Plein Air. Wow, I love painting outside!

After the show, it was time to head home. I enjoy traveling, but there is truly no place like home, and it was great to be there. It also meant that it was time to paint for the Golden Triangle Plein Air Event. This is another fun month of plein air painting for me. It is a complete 180° from what I had just been painting. It can be a strange change going from trees and flowers for two weeks to painting the urban environment. The trees are replaced by street lights, the mountains ranges with skyscrapers and the roar of the river becomes the sound of the busy streets. Once again, I must say I love painting outside.

Now the weather is changing and there is a chill in the air. The kids are off to school and we have seen our first snow in the high country. Fall is almost here and I can’t wait to paint the turning Aspens. But until next month, I hope you have a wonderful last bit of summer and please enjoy August’s journey of Plein Air 365™.

Thank you,
Ted Garcia

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ted@tedgarcia.com

Just a reminder, my email has changed to ted@tedgarcia.com. Also visit pleinair365.blogspot.com or www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1301262145 if you would like to read about each day’s painting. I would also like to say thank you to all of our kind sponsors named below of Plein Air 365™.

If you, a company, or charity would like to be a sponsor of Plein Air 365™ by Ted Garcia, or if you are a gallery that would like to represent or show Ted Garcia Fine Art, please contact ted@tedgarcia.com Thank you.

Read More . . .
Cabin Flowers
August 1, 2011
Big Boy
August 2, 2011
Prairie Barn
August 3, 2011
Wyoming Sunset
August 4, 2011
Wyoming Sunset
August 4, 2011
Marie Lake
August 5, 2011
Mirror Lake
August 6, 2011
Alpine Wildflowers, Left Side
August 7, 2011
Alpine Wildflowers, Right Side
August 8, 2011
Wyoming Bull Moose
August 9, 2011
Mountainside Flowers
August 9, 2011
Prairie Purch
August 10, 2011
Sunset Clouds
August 10, 2011
Power of Wyoming
August 11, 2011
Out to Pasture
August 12, 2011
Ol' Deselms
August 13, 2011
Morning Colors
August 14, 2011
Afternoon Light
August 15, 2011
Meeting at Marlowes
August 16, 2011
New Bull
August 17, 2011
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