1053 Metroparks River 36x36
1053 Metroparks River 36x36
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0866 Naples Venetian Village 48x60
0866 Naples Venetian Village 48x60
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1049 Reflections 36x40
1049 Reflections 36x40
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0867 Naples 48x60
0867 Naples 48x60
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1035 Garden 9x12
1035 Garden 9x12
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1003 Laguna 18x24
1003 Laguna 18x24
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0893 Flats Detroit Superior 30x40
0893 Flats Detroit Superior 30x40
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0753 Metroparks River Winter 10x20
0753 Metroparks River Winter 10x20
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0731 Metroparks In Amber 30x40
0731 Metroparks In Amber 30x40
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0662 CA San Mateo 9x12
0662 CA San Mateo 9x12
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0682 Naples 30x40
0682 Naples 30x40
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0730 Earl Autumn 30x40
0730 Earl Autumn 30x40
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0563 University Circle Lake 16x20
0563 University Circle Lake 16x20
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0893 Bridge Through The City 30x40
0893 Bridge Through The City 30x40
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0911 Metroparks Fishing Place 30x40
0911 Metroparks Fishing Place 30x40
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0900 Rocky River Marina 36x36
0900 Rocky River Marina 36x36
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0855 Venetian Bay 30x36
0855 Venetian Bay 30x36
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0805 Garden In The Wind 9x12
0805 Garden In The Wind 9x12
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0724 Garden By The Lake 9x12
0724 Garden By The Lake 9x12
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0973 Downtown Cleveland 40x30
0973 Downtown Cleveland 40x30
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Most people think that painting water and reflections is a mystery…that it’s done with magical brushes…that it’s impossible to understand. ◊◊◊  It’s simply this. Start with a body of water like a river or lake that has reflections from the other side. The water is pretty much like a mirror. Study the reflection. It is probably reflecting the sky. It has a color of its own…could be muddy from a recent rain. Maybe the wind is blowing. Observe what happens to the surface of the water. The image made by a tree may look broken. Look at the reflection of the trees or house. Paint the reflections the color that you see one by one. Observation is the key. And being a passionate fine art painter is another key.