"Gerbera and Lemon Leaf" at Framed Image Fine Art

Added on by Betsy Johnson Welty.

My 10" x 10" oil painting, "Gerbera and Lemon Leaf," is hanging in the current show at Framed Image Fine Art.  The art show and sale, "Lime in the Coconut," runs through the end of June.  Framed Image Fine Art I 5066 East Hampden Ave. I  Denver, CO  I  80222 I  www.framedimage.net

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Douglas Land Conservancy's 4TH Annual Plein Air Event - Save the Date!

I'm excited to announce that I have been invited to participate in the 4th Annual Douglas Land Conservancy's Plein Air Art Exhibition and Sale, "Capturing the Beauty of Open Land."  The art sale will take place June 24th and 25th, 2017 in Castle Rock, Colorado.  Participating artists will be painting en plein air (outside in the fresh air) on conservancy land for four days leading up to the art sale, which will feature their best paintings made that week.  Douglas County, Colorado is located south of Denver and north of Monument and features beautiful western vistas of the front range and Pike's Peak, as well buttes, rocky outcroppings and green valleys.


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Plein Air Artists of Colorado Studio Tour and Paint out in Douglas County

Added on by Betsy Johnson Welty.

Plein Air Artists of Colorado (PAAC) members and Colorado Pastel Society members say "cheese" for a group photo in the Parker, CO studio of Lorenzo Chavez.  Afterward we headed out for a day of painting at Hidden Mesa Open Space in Douglas County.  We dressed warmly and had our boots on as it was a cold day in January. 



"Lovely as a Tree," a Plein Air Painting by Betsy Johnson Welty

Added on by Betsy Johnson Welty.

This oil painting was a 9" x 12" plein air work that I painted in Denver's Harvard Park just days before Thanksgiving when the city was experiencing unseasonably warm weather.  The tree was backlit and my goal was to capture the sunlight's "glow" as it illuminated the golden autumnal foliage.

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"Lovely as a Tree" by Betsy Johnson Welty, oil on canvas, 9" x 12"