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Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer

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During a visit to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan Roger does a plein air painting of a Great Lakes freighter heading towards the locks. He also paints a friendly Canadian goose back at his studio. Sarah and Roger cross the International Bridge to the twin city in Ontario and tour the fascinating displays at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Center.

Roger paints a seascape featuring sand dunes with sea oats using acrylics on board. Sarah takes a walk on the beach with Mic the rescue dog and later visits an environmental education center to learn about the importance of the dunes and other natural aspects of beach life.

Roger and Sarah Bansemer travel to Skagway, Alaska, the northern most location in the "Painting and Travel" series so far. Sarah explores the old Victorian downtown area with its wooden boardwalks and then rides the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad for a trip through the magnificent mountain scenery. Back in his studio, Roger uses oils to create a painting of the downtown area with emphasis on perspective and atmosphere.

Sarah speaks with the production leader in the magnificent four acre walled garden of the famous Biltmore Estate in N C. She learns about the colorful seasonal plantings then takes a stroll through the brick conservatory looking at orchids and other tropical plants. Roger uses a large canvas and oils to capture a full view of the garden and conservatory with mountains in the distance.

Roger and Sarah visit the North Carolina town of West Jefferson where Sarah visits a local butcher in the morning and later talks to one of the many artists about his work at an art opening in town. Back in the studio, Roger uses acrylics to paint a dairy cow with the focus being on back lighting a subject.

Sarah visits the Apple Valley Model Railroad Club housed in the old Hendersonville, NC train depot. Club members show the trains in operation and explain the intricate layout that fills the historic station making it lively once again. Roger uses oils on canvas to paint a powerful image of an aging diesel railroad locomotive focusing primarily on the details of the bright yellow steps and heavy front wheels.

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