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Zion National Park 2017 Painting Retreat - First Midterm Report

Court of the Patriarchs The best thing about Zion National Park—and also its most challenging—is its bountiful offering of both beautiful vistas and more intimate scenes. Every turn in the road gives you endless possibilities. The question I always ask myself is, Should I paint a postcard? Or something perhaps more "artful" and less cliché?When the artist travels to a famous place that is new to him, it's tempting to paint something that resembles the postcards he sees in the tourist shops.
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