Sarah visits the woodworking shop at the Jack Richeson Company in Wisconsin where over one hundred styles of fine artists easels are manufactured. The company president describes the process and shows where each easel and taboret is handmade of oak. Back in his studio Roger uses oils on canvas to paint a 30×30″ tropical Florida landscape featuring palm trees and native shrubbery.
Cedar Key, Florida
Roger and Sarah drive their motorhome to the quaint fishing village of Cedar Key, Florida to spend a few days enjoying art galleries and the local scene. Sarah learns some of the towns rich history while visiting the Cedar Key Historical Museum. Roger selects a wooden fishing boat and palm trees for a scene to paint in oils on a 30×30″ canvas.
Old Presque Isle Lighthouse
Presque Isle, Michigan
Painting and Travel tour the Old Presque Isle Light House on the shore of Michigan’s Lake Huron. Sarah climbs the tower and visits the charming keepers house learning of its history and restoration. Roger uses acrylics on a 16×20″ Masonite board to paint a birdseye view of the 38 foot tower and surrounding landscape. The lesson includes information about color harmony, reflected light, and contrasting values.