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September 2008 Paint-Out Locations

I love painting outside in Oregon in the Fall. There is good weather and great color. I have had several requests for critiques. This will give us feed back on our paintings of the day. I would like to try is at 2pm, or the end of the day. The google calender at the end of this blog page has each of these paint-outs on it. You can click on the paint-out event and then click on the word "map" and get a google map of the location, or click on "details" to get a description. Please let me know if this technology does or does not work on your computer and browser.
See you outside painting fall colors soon,

Sept. 3, Wed. Mathews Garden Evening Paintout, 4pm - 8pm, 15th St. at Hayes St. Eugene Oregon. Mathew Community Gardens have Sunflowers, tomatos, corn, and garden plots to paint. Peggie and I have an allotment at Mathews Gardens and will be there 4-8pm. Water but no restrooms. Closest restroom is Albertson's at 18th and Chanbers, three blocks away. Parking on street and in small lot.
Sept. 5, Friday, West D street Greenway, Springfield Oregon. West D street at Aspen Street, Drive west on D Street, left on Aspen. Parking by a boat ramp on the Willamette. Water and restrooms at park near Aspen and D St....great views of the river, a backwater pond on Pre's trail.
Sept.6, Saturday, Island Park Springfield Paintout under the bridge, Across Springfield bridge, first right will loop under the bridge. This is the end of Mill Street. There is parking and water and restrooms. Views of the river and the bridge.
Sept 10, Wed. Oregon Natural and Cultural History Paintout on UO Campus, 1680 E. 15th St. Eugene Oregon, Behind the Knight Law School. Garden, meteorite, salmon and indian statue, park across the street...lots to paint. Parking on street at meters.
Sept. 12, Friday, Jordon Snitzer Museum Paintout, UO Campus, Students are gone this week, but we still have to pay parking meters. The open space in front of the museum is the original college square. Lots of building, trees, and sculptures to paint...even a few students.
Sept. 13, Sat. Dede Hall at UO Paintout, One of the oldest building on campus, behind Lillith Business Center on 13th near UO bookstore. We must pay to park and the students are returning. Dede hall has a row of Douglas Fir along the front walk and maples around back. It is very scenic.
Sept. 17, Wed. Hinman Winery Paintout, 27012 Briggs Hill Rd, Eugene, OR 97405. http://www.silvanridge.com/
(541) 345-1945 for the winery. South on Baily Hill road, becomes Bertelsen to Spencer Creek Road. Right on Spencer Creek Road (there are blue Hinman Winery signs) 2 miles and then left on Briggs Hill Road. 3.5 miles to the winery entrance on the left. They open at noon, but we can come early and make ourselves at home(the restrooms have outside access). We can bring a picnic lunch or snacks. The Hinman sisters are glad to have us. No cover, if it rains we get wet.
Sept. 19, Friday, Skinner Butte Evening Equinox Paintout, 3pm - 7pm. South on Pearl, left on 3rd. St. behind Ya-Pa-Ah Terrace.
Water but no restrooms. great views of Eugene all the way to three Sisters. No cover. If it rains we can paint at 5th St. Market where the restrooms are.
Sept. 20, Sat. Skinner Butte Daytime Paintout, This will give us backup in case of rain on Friday. No cover, if it rains we can paint at 5th st. mkt. where the restrooms are. I will come as early as possible.
Sept. 24, Wed. Secret House Winery Paintout, 11am - 5pm, They are only open 11am to 5pm and they said we are welcome any day.
Sept. 26, Friday, Roaring Rapids Pizza Paintout, 4006 Franklin Blvd, Eugene Oregon, Roaring Rapids Pizza is right on the river. Great views up and down the river. Water and restrooms, but no cover. So if it rains I am inside eating pizza. They said we can come anytime. The slowest time is 2-4pm. I said we don't bite. People don't bother us.
Sept. 27, Sat. Hendricks Park Fall Paintout, South from Franklin on Walnut St., left on Summit st. to Hendricks Park. I have scheduled fall colors in both the Rhody garden and in the forest. In case of rain we will be under the shelter.


One of the daily reviews at the coast.

Plein Air

Plein Air
From our paintiout in July