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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tortola (#508) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

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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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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • DT9s: Sutro Tower testing, early Tues 4/22 1am-5am

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED (and 3 other local Bay Area stations) will be doing full-load testing on new equipment at Sutro Tower early Tues 4/22 between 1am & 5am. If all goes as planned the KQED transmitter will go off twice during the early part of this period for between 15 and 30 seconds each […]

    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

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

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