High On Hoppykins

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We leave Tucson like this.

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5,000 feet later, we use our expert plein air eyeballs to scope out and find the perfect view.  It is not a good idea to look into the sun (see below), nor is it good to have the sun shining on your painting (see above)-that’s right, we are demonstrating for you what not to do!

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Sometimes a rock is all it takes.

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Or some perfect geometry.

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I go for this old oak in the shade. All this plein airing is starting to wear on us. Can’t we just go out and not paint for once? Ha!

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I’m out of control!  Down beast.

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How about a flower break. Better.

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And some nice relaxing pattern.

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Hi Gay! (at least one of us is painting).  She’s got a great shot of Baboquivari, a very important peak to the Tohono O’Odam.

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Back down.

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…and…anyone for some cloud i.d.? How about areo swinus maximus.

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Galleria

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Gay Scheibl, oil on canvas, 2013

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