Thursday, February 28, 2008

Paint spectacular views!

One of the spectacular views in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Border between Washington and Oregon.

The Pacific Northwest is Plein Air Painter Paradise
The Mt. Hood and Hood River area is unique and very attractive to a Plein Air painter. In a very small area, there is a very diverse range of climate zones to paint. Here in Hood River, we have the small town atmosphere, there is the Columbia River, Hood River, and Mt Hood. You can get to Mt. Hood in 45 mins, Mt. Adams in an hour, the Desert and High Desert is 20 minutes away, the Transitional Zone is 10 minutes away, and the Deschutes River is 45 minutes East. Then there is the Coast which is only 2.5 hrs West of Hood River.

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