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Round Rock West Paint Out, October

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Round Rock West Paint Out, October

Every month, I organize and attend a paint out for the meetup group, Plein Air Round Rock.  In October, we met up on a chilly morning at Round Rock West Park, a small neighborhood park featuring a pond, distant bluff and surrounding trees. As I walked around the pond in search of something interesting, a small tree which was backlit by the early morning sun caught me eye.  The sun was rising behind the tree, creating a halo of light at the outer edges of the tree's leaves. The bank at the base of the tree was in cool shadow, with...

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Burnet Art Festival

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Burnet Art Festival
I recently had the opportunity to paint for three and a half days in and around Burnet, as a participant in the Burnet Art Festival.  My time spent out in the country side alone, doing what I love best was enjoyable but challenging at times.  There is a certain thrill in driving around in search of a scene to paint.  

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