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Thursday, September 20, 2012



This is a composite of my sketches from a trip to Diablo Dam in the Cascades. The paper is a piece of scrap left from other sketches and it resisted accepting the watercolor. I won't use it for watercolor again! Frank B

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  1. Despite the resistance, the colors came out beautifully! Lovely sketch, Frank.

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  2. Beautiful Frank. I know I'm being greedy but I'd sure like to see more of your work (when convenient).

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  3. Thank you Jane and Mark for your positive comments. Let's talk Mark at our next get together.
    Frank B

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  4. Beautiful sketch, was this at the base of Ross Dam? Great colors and values!

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    1. No this is Diablo Dam and Lake, which has a boat that takes you to the trail head for the climb to Ross Dam and Lake. Diablo is the middle dam of the three; Gorge is the first one, Diablo is the second, and Ross is the third and highest, I believe. If you stop in Marblemount at the visitor center you can get information on the dams and it's a short walk to the Gorge Powerhouse, which has a viewing space so you can sketch the turbines. Thanks for asking. Frank B

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  5. Thanks to everyone who checked out my sketch of Diablo Dam and lake. I appreciate you taking the time. Frank B

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