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Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors Previous Broadcasts

Kilauea Lighthouse-Kauai (Episode #512)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, hikes to and paints Kauai's Kilauea Lighthouse-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

Learn to Paint Waterton Lakes, Part 1 (Episode #301)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

A panoramic overlook of Canada's Waterton Lakes National Park. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the watercolor painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values.

Waimea Canyon-Kauai (Episode #511)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, hikes into and paints a scene from Kauai's Waimea Canyon-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

Learn to Paint Dry Tortugas, Part 2 (Episode #213)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes the "remote historical island" watercolor painting from the previous episode.

Half Moon Bay (Episode #510)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails to and paints a scene from the Caribbean's Half Moon Bay-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

Learn to Paint Dry Tortugas, Part 1 (Episode #212)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

The historical and remote tropical fortress island of Florida's Dry Tortugas National Park. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values.

St. Thomas-Usvi (Episode #509)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails to and paints a scene from the Caribbean's St. Thomas Island-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

Learn to Paint Tranquil Waters, Part 2 (Episode #211)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes the "reflective northwoods lake" watercolor painting from the previous episode.

Tortola (Episode #508)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails to and paints a scene from the Caribbean's Tortola Island-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

Learn to Paint Tranquil Waters, Part 1 (Episode #210)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

A placid, reflective northwoods lake scene from Minnesota's "canoer's heaven": the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values.

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