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Plein Air Painting (painted outdoors on location).


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I returned to the site a second day and added finishing touches in the studio to complete this painting. Blue Herons are fascinating to me. Their combination of graceful and dorky qualities seem pterodactyl-like. This June subject is from James A. Reed Wildlife Area near Lee's Summit, Missouri.

Ken Chapin plein air landscape painting
Heron on Coot Lake
Oil on Canvas
12x16 inches