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A Colorful Dialogue

December 28th, 2012

New Posting: Diane discusses her plein air painting process, with illustrations from a full-day painting session at the Coachella Valley Preserve at Thousand Palms. The sunset painting sketch was the image resource for her large studio painting, "Sunset at Coachella Valley", which was chosen as the official poster for the 27th annual Southwest Arts Festival, held in January 2013 at the Empire Polo Club grounds in Indio, CA.

A Colorful Dialogue

November 14th, 2012

New Posting: Diane's plein air painting workshops at Joshua Tree National Park. Images of plein air paintings, striking rock formations, joshua trees, yuccas and other flora of the Joshua Tree landscape, along with photos from the historic Keys Ranch.

A Colorful Dialogue

October 18th, 2012

New Posting: "Plein Air at Rankin Ranch". Diane and 22 members of the California Art Club visit the historic Rankin Ranch in the scenic Tehachapi Mountains, a few hours north of Los Angeles.

A Colorful Dialogue

August 26th, 2012

New Posting: "Paradise Found: Summer in California" - exhibition of California Impressionist painters. Examples of paintings there and commentary by Diane.

A Colorful Dialogue

August 15th, 2012

New Posting: "Edgar Payne at the Pasadena Museum" - visit my blog at -