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Gary Spetz's Watercolor Quest Previous Broadcasts

Sea of Cortez (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 -- 2:00 PM

Gary sails aboard a cruise ship to explore, photograph and paint Baja Mexico-from the mountain-surrounded scenic town of Loreto to the flashy resort beaches of Cabo San Lucas. In this episode, he explains, along the way, what he looks for, in composing a scene and how he approaches various paintings.

Mexican Riviera (Episode #112)

KQED Life: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 2:30 PM

Gary sails aboard a cruise ship to explore, photograph and paint west-coast Mexico-from the quaint seaside village of Yelapa to the colorful "old town section" of Mazatlan. In this episode, he explains, along the way, what he looks for, in composing a scene and how he approaches various paintings.

Kauai (Episode #111)

KQED Life: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 2:00 PM

Gary explores, photographs and paints Hawaii's spectacular "garden island"-explaining, along the way, what he looks for, in composing a scene and how he approaches various paintings.

Kenai Fjords to Denali (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 2:30 PM

Gary sails aboard an excursion boat and "rides the rails" of the Alaska Railway to explore, photograph and paint Alaska-from dramatic Kenai Fjords National Park to the towering giant of Denali National Park. In this episode, he explains, along the way, what he looks for, in composing a scene and how he approaches various paintings.

Glacier Bay to Seward (Episode #109)

KQED Life: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 2:00 PM

Gary sails aboard a cruise ship to explore, photograph and paint Alaska-from awe-inspiring Glacier Bay National Park to the colorful working boats of Seward. In this episode, he explains, along the way, what he looks for, in composing a scene and how he approaches various paintings.

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