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October 9, 2009

Civic Center Park Fountain

Here is a portion of the fountain located in Civic Center Park, Denver, CO. This used to be one of the worst areas of the park, but lately it has been well-cared for and the fountain is clean and cheerful. This was a quick watercolor sketch, and I didn't stay in the area for long. Shade is at a premium in this sunny hot corner of the park.

October 5, 2009

City Park Entrance Fountain


This grand fountain is placed at the entrance to City Park off of 17th Avenue. It is a popular, lovely sight all summer long. A real beauty! This watercolor sketch was one of the first fountains I worked on this summer past.

October 1, 2009

Denver Plein Air Arts Festival





It was great fun to paint downtown at the week-long Denver Plein Air Arts Festival. About 150 artists participated. This is my third year painting in the festival. Although I painted in oils the previous years, I decided to paint in the watercolors this year since I've been painting out in WC all summer long.