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Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer

Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer

Join artist Roger Bansemer and narrator Sarah Shurcliff Bansemer on an artistic journey of travel and painting on location throughout the country. "Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer" will instruct, enlighten and entertain you with personal insights regarding choosing a subject, importance of color, value, and feelings about putting brush to canvas, as well as a tour of the sights in the surrounding area.

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Sarah speaks with a naturalist to learn about birding in north-eastern Florida. Roger uses oils and paints a 24 x 36 inch portrait of an Egret perched high in a Florida cabbage palm focusing on color and the warm summer light coming through frowns of the palm and surrounding foliage.

Sarah visits a North Carolina apple orchard and talks with the owner about the numerous varieties and attributes of the apples grown there. Sarah tastes apple samples then walks through the orchard to pick her own bag full. Roger uses acrylics to paint an apple still life exploring facets of light and shadow on a red and a green apple.

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Sun Apr 7th, 6:30am

Sarah and Roger stop in Detroit, Michigan to visit the renowned Detroit Institute of Arts later swinging by the famous Motown recording studio. They also explore Belle Isle Park and view the impressive city skyline. Roger chooses to paint the iconic fountain using oils on a large canvas back in his studio.

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Sun Apr 28th, 6:30am

Painting and Travel head north to Ontario Canada. Sarah spends time near the Blue Water Bridge at the Waterfront Park in Point Edward where warm fall afternoons are enjoyed by locals and visitors. Roger sets up his easel and uses acrylics to create a panoramic landscape including the bridge from a seventh floor balcony.

Sarah tours the Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine, Florida learning the rich history and viewing its unique architecture and building materials of native coquina stone. Over 300 years old, it is the oldest masonry 17th century fort in North America. Setting up his easel on location and using acrylics, Roger creates a large painting of the fort in the early morning hours.

Roger and Sarah drive their motorhome to the quaint fishing village of Cedar Key, Florida to spend a few days enjoying art galleries and the local scene. Sarah learns some of the towns rich history while visiting the Cedar Key Historical Museum. Roger selects a wooden fishing boat and palm trees for a scene to paint in oils.

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