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The 30 in 30 challenge is over so what now?

When I heard that artist Leslie Saeta was hosting a September 30 in 30 challenge, I hopped on board.  I love how this challenge gives that little extra boost to get into the studio, put paint to the canvas, and just play around with no pressure.  I usually have an expected outcome in mind when I'm painting, but for these challenges I allow myself grace and flexibility to experiment.

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Week 4 of the 30 in 30 challenge + some real life events

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Week 4 of the 30 in 30 challenge + some real life events

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I can't believe we are nearing the end of the 30in30 challenge.  These past two weeks have been crazy around here juggling exciting family events and tune in the studio.  I had to prioritize where to spend my time and of coarse family comes first.  I'm rounding up both week 3 and week 4 in this post.

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Plein-Air at Oak Grove Lake Park

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Plein-Air at Oak Grove Lake Park

Today was our (my 11 yr. old daughter and I) first official plein-air Tuesday, and we chose Oak Grove Lake Park.

My daughter came to me before school was out and asked if I would do art lessons with her so I came up with what I felt would be a win-win situation for the both of us.  Plein-air painting is something that has been on my "To Do More Of" list, and what better way to get motivated than to combine the experience with teaching...

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