Ken Chapin:  Plein Air & Impressionist Paintings
Weather in Horseshoe ParkOsage Village SiteSumacs in FallTaberville PrarieMarch on Cottontail LakeBurr Oak Woods; WinterIn Marty's ShedKonza FallRoses in the RainIrisesBehind the Peaceful Bend WineryOvercast Day, Maramec SpringContent to WaitDillard MillMaramed CypressesMaramec FallsTime StreamSolidarity and FluidityA Tranquil DawnSeptember in Burr Oak WoodsDeep Creek TangleOvercast and UndergrowthIn Burr Oak WoodsSeptember CrossroadsPlaza Plein AirMonet's GardenIn Erickson Water GardenGrilled Cheese PleaseLeafy DebrisGrandview Lodge NocturneDogwood DownpourApproaching Front, Table Rock LakeTemptationFall FellowshipGreenhouse PlantersFarrand Farms BouquetsA Perfect PerchTrail through the RedbudsKauffman GardensDowntown Overland ParkNineteenth Century AfternoonSeat in the WillowsSpring Branch AutumnAutumn AnglersDelicate DelightHill ParkTrail to the GladeHopeful
Small Works
These small plein air paintings were quickly accomplished with the use of a small hand held easel (a "Pochade Box"). There tends to be a greater sense of immediacy and life in these small paintings, with a minimum of detail.