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Learn to Paint Bali Hai, Part 1 (#103) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A high surf and sandy beach with the distinct tropical backdrop of Kauai's Bali Hai ridge. 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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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Bali Hai, Part 2 (#104) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes the "tropical beach" watercolor painting from the previous episode.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Trail Ridge Overlook, Part 1 (#105) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A beautiful snow capped mountain panorama, framed by pine trees and wildflowers, from Colorado's Rocky Mountain 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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Trail Ridge Overlook, Part 2 (#106) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes the "mountains and wildflowers" watercolor painting from the previous episode.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Winter's Light, Part 1 (#107) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A "warm" snow scene with dramatic long shadows and snow clad pine trees, from Yellowstone National Park. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer one third of the 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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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Winter's Light, Part 2 (#108) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer through the second phase of the "warm snow scene" watercolor painting from the previous episode.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Winter's Light, Part 3 (#109) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes the "warm snow scene" watercolor painting from the previous two episodes.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Cabbage Key, Part 1 (#110) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A lazy, serene scene with a sailboat at anchor and Florida's self- proclaimed "Cheeseburger In Paradise" location-Cabbage Key-in the background. 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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  • KQED Life: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Cabbage Key, Part 2 (#111) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes the "sailboat at anchor" watercolor painting from the previous episode.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Split Rock Lighthouse, Part 1 (#112) Duration: 27:16 STEREO TVG

One of the world's most spectacular lighthouses, perched high on a Lake Superior cliff, is the backdrop of this painting of rock, tree and water. 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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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 2, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Learn to Paint Split Rock Lighthouse, Part 2 (#113) Duration: 27:16 STEREO TVG

In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary concludes the "lighthouse on a cliff" watercolor painting from the previous episode.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Glacier Bay (#501) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

St. Therese Point (#502) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails to and paints a scene from a rocky shoreline, north of Juneau, Alaska-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Ketchikan (#503) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails to and paints a scene from the outskirts of Ketchikan, Alaska-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Totem Park-Sitka (#504) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails to and paints a scene from Sitka, Alaska's Totem Park-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Hidden Lake (#505) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, hikes to and paints a scene from Montana's Glacier National Park-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Burnt Forest (#506) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, hikes through and paints a scene from a previously "burnt out" forest-explaining both how he paints and what he looks for, in nature, for a painting composition.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Aug 30, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Grand Turk (#507) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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

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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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