Monday, January 23, 2006

Arbor Vitae Ice Shanties

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9"x 12" oil

This is one of those rare plein airs I'll share here from time to time, this having been much fun. This past Saturday I traveled up to Arbor Vitae for their Chill Out festival, participated in a paint out with other artists to raise money for local charities, then spent the afternoon out on the lake painting during an ice fishing tournament. I thought this particular vacant shack had much character! What fun!

There were about 300 snowmobilers on the lake, and ice shacks everyone to be seen. A warm day in the 30's, with sunshine...and I easily painted without need for gloves.

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