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Barrel 42, Medford, Oregon

It started with this composition for a smaller panel, but decided to move to the larger panel with more background info, which gave me a chance to play with an idea I’d been kicking around for a while.  I had been looking at the “Classical” landscape painting formulas and wanted to make a painting that used these […]

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Artist David Rosenak

Today I’m going to highlight paintings by my friend David Rosenak. This may be the longest post I’ll ever make. He has four paintings up at the Portland Art Museum this year – 2015 – in the Northwest Contemporary section. GO SEE THEM. While you’re at it, mention to PAM that they should do a better […]

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Kim’s Last Weekend

Medford Kim’s – a place glamorous and practical, exotic and so familiar, a place so many people carry special memories of, a place that has gotten more beautiful with age –  is being torn down, beginning Monday, Nov 10, 2014.  I’ve painted this spot twice before, and went out today to get make one last effort at […]

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Pretty much anyone from Medford knows – and loves – this place.  It’s been closed for years, and I hear it’s been purchased by some big outfit and will likely be torn down soon.  ALL RUMORS, of course.  I don’t really know anything, except that it’s a great place to paint, although the black top […]

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Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop

Downtown Medford, by Sarah F. Burns

I’m gearing up for a landscape painting workshop in June, prepping my slide lecture and picking out great places to paint. I like my classes to be fun and relaxed while being focused and rigorous. We’ll be focused on oil painting, but drawing with charcoal or graphite would be a great option for those who […]

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More Paintings of Phoenix, Oregon

This pear packing plant by First, Colver and C street is a great painting location.  Just a few blocks from my house, I run past it several times a week and keep seeing more good vantage points to paint from.  This is a warm up, I’m getting my feet wet for the outdoor painting season. […]

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Painting by Sarah Burns

A belated post with my efforts for the Fixed Show at Ashland Painters Union April 2013. Fixed was the theme and show title, a conceptual show thought up by – suprise, suprise – a college student member. When I thought of an idea that worked with what I like to do, I got less sarcastic […]

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Plein Air Medford

"Garfield and Hwy 99, Medford" Oil on panel 12″ x 20″ by Sarah F Burns

Garfield and Hwy 99, near the new Rogue Federal Credit Union and the new Super Walmart. You can see the new Harry and David building to the right in green. New New NEW! Filed under: Landscape, painting, Paintings Tagged: 2013, art, fine art, Inspiration, landscape, life, oil, oil painting, oregon, painting, plein air, rogue valley, […]

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I Just Got Featured on the Etsy Blog!

Sarah Burns Featured on Etsy

Get the Look  is a regular feature on Etsy that I always enjoy and I’m super stoked to have been included in today’s post!  It’s a sweet loft on Airbnb in Detroit (somewhere I dream of going to do landscape painting, maybe I could stay at this place…)  Check out the full post here. Filed […]

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Pear Packing Alley, South Fir Street Medford, Oregon

Pear Packing Alley South Fir Street Medford, Oregon, by Sarah F. Burns

Pear Packing Alley, South Fir Street Medford, Oregon Oil on Panel, 12″ x 16″ $500 Last Friday I woke up to a glorious sunny day – the first in months!  We always get a February false spring – or February Fake Out, as some call it.  Warm weather for a few days before it starts […]

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