Fairbanks, Alaska and points North - August 2011

 Damian Vieira
"North Van Horn Road, Fairbanks, Alaska"
25x17cm acrylic

Yevgenia Watts
House on a Hill
20x16" watercolor and acrylic gesso on Lanaquarelle rough 140lb paper

Sandy Lupton
“Blue Bus”
12” x 12” Acrylic and plaster on panel

Ehren Snyder
8 x 10 oil on canvas board

Carolee S. Clark
"Dalton Highway"
10" x 10", acrylic on canvas

Rick Eakins
Fairbanks Homestead
6" x 8" (Oil on Canvas Board)

 Sheila Klokkevold

 LA Pace
The Valley of Light
Oil 16" x 20" canvas panel

Suzanne Queen
Old Murphy Dome Road / Resolution Road, Fairbanks, Alaska
4.25 in x 11 in,  Watercolor

 Jeanne Grant

 Ann Hyde
Watercolour 14" x 10"
N. Slope Haul Road, Fairbanks

Al Woodford
"The short route or the pretty route"
9 x 9 inches, watercolor

 Charlene Brown
Koyukuk River crossing

 Nicola Dalbenzio
Fairbanks House Portrait
Watercolor, 12x24

Patricia Musgrave
The Steese Highway
North-East of Fairbanks
9 1/2" x 13" oil on board

 William Cook
Oil, 8x10

Maria Hamilton
Oil on Canvas

 Amy Kirkpatrick
11" x 15", quick study watercolor

Tatiana Roulin
Alaskan View
Pastel, 7" X 7"

Rebecca Wang
"We are so tired"
oil on 12x12 canvas panel

Tatiana Roulin
View From Dalton Highway
Pastel, 4.5" X 12.5"

 Jean Nelson
Alaskan Sunrise
6"x6", acrylic on linen paper

 Kim C Pelletier
Abandoned pickup
16 x 12 oil on Canva-Paper

Murilo Romeiro
Aspects of Fairbanks
ballpoint on paper

Carolee S. Clark
"Cabin in the Wilderness"
10" x 10", acrylic on canvas

 Linda Melemed
8.5" by 11.5" watercolor

 Linda Melemed
"Waiting on the River"
17" by 8" watercolor

Helen Read
"Country Road - Fairbanks, AK"
5x7" acrylic on canvas

 Jean Nelson
RFD Alaska
6" x 9" acrylic on linen paper

Mark Adam Webster
Abstract Geometric Alaska Landscape Painting
852 Cessna Way, Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
10x10", Oil on Panel

 Nancy Goldman
silk dyes on silk

 Catherine Hale
"Jeannette Way" in Fairbanks AK
Pastel pencils (8.5 x 11.5 inches)

Cindy Pickup
Red Hat
11 x 14, Oil on Canvas Board

 Catherine Hale
"Points North"
Pastel on orange paper
11.5 x 8.5 inches

 Nancie Johnson
Rural Mail
Echo Acres Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska
9x12 Acrylic

Sherry L. Massey

 Sue Field
"Antique Shop"

 Sue Field
"Two Dice Pawn Shop"

Sketch Gurl
896, 15th Ave, Fairbanks, AK

 Ann Hyde
Lakeview Drive Fairbanks Alaska
Watercolour 10" x 6"

Justine Valla
Dalton Highway Lake View, Alaska
Watercolor, Canson Scetchbook

Wendy Shortland
Prudhoe Bay
watercolour on Fabriano Hot Press

 Pieplu Lydie
Dalton Highway
Watercolor and Art Graf stick

 Annet Meulman
9 x 12 inch Watercolor

Ruth Seal
Flats along the Tanana River
Pastel, 8 1/2 x 11

 Nancie Johnson
Foxtail Drive
Fairbanks Alaska
9x12 Acrylic

Suzanne Queen
7.5 in x 11 in,  Watercolor
Dale Road, Fairbanks, Alaska

 Carol Collier
watercolor, 9" x 7.5"

Vicki Holdwick
triplus fineliners

 Joseph Maguire

 Tom McQuiggan
14" x 11", Pen & Wash

Teresa Rundle

 Carol Collier

Joanne Willoughby

 Shirley Joiner
"On the line at 10th and Lacey"

Ganapathy Subramaniam (GS)
1882 Aurora Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska
7" x 10 ", Gillott 404 pen, Pebo Incre De Chine, Canson 180 gsm

Jeanne Kirby Bruneau
"Northern Sky"
Pastel, 11.75" x 15.75"

Alissa Duke
1193 Van Horn Road, Fairbanks, Alaska,
Watercolour Pencil and pencil

 Dennis Bailey
Summer Garden
Oil Paint, 8x 10"

 Eric Belk
"Chena Hot Springs Road"
12" x 9" Acrylic

Nancy Goldman

Julie Manning
1st Ave, Fairbanks.
Ink and watercolour sketch

 Murilo Romeiro
St Patrick Rd , Fairbanks, Alaska
sketch pen on  pink paper (11"x8")

Bill Guffey
March of the Wheelbarrows
6" x 6", oil

Our August 2011 Paintout is 

Open for participation from
  August 1st till August 31st.

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You'll find an interactive map of Fairbanks, Alaska above, though you can't access the little yellow pegman from that map. Use the link below it, "View Larger Map", and the map will appear on your monitor; drag the little Yellow Man onto the map, let go while he's over a blue area, and start exploring. Find an interesting subject/area. Change it all you want. Or paint it straight up as you see it. Instructions are in the sidebar to the right. Any questions, ask 'em in the comments or email me directly.

This month we travel to Fairbanks, Alaska and the area north of the Tanana River. This area of Alaska has some great subjects to use as reference, and is very beautiful. The boundaries for this month are as follows: The Tanana River is the boundary on the south side of Fairbanks. Artists can use all the area north of the river, including Fairbanks, and up to Prudhoe Bay. Once you get out of Fairbanks the photo coverage is extremely sparse.


It is necessary to stress the importance of a couple of rules. One is the image size issue. It states in the rules in the right sidebar on this blog that the image has to be at a resolution of 72 and no larger than 1000 pixels on the widest side. Submissions not following the rules will not be posted.

IGNORE THE BLUE DOTS! It appears that Google has now added every user submitted photograph to the maps in the form of blue dots. Make sure your reference comes from the actual Street View application and not a photograph. Thanks.

Also, each artist must include the URL of the location that the artwork is based upon. To find the URL is easy. In the maps mode, while looking at your scene you have chosen, click the "LINK" button at the top right of the screen, you will see two options that open for you, CHOOSE THE TOP ONE, "Paste link in email or IM". With that link highlighted simply copy it and paste into your email with your submission. (How do you not lose your location? Click "SEND" with your view up and email it to yourself.) Remember, these buttons are found at the top right of the map, in the light blue bar.

So there you go. Should be extremely easy. If your submission doesn't show up on the blog, please check the list near the top in the sidebar entitled, "Don't see your submission? This could be the reason..." Thanks.

Thanks again to Google, as they have given their permission for artists to use Street View as a reference for paintings that can then be sold without fear of copyright infringement.

And thank you, artists, for participating.

Remember, participation is open to all levels of artistic ability.

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