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Lynne Haines
  • Spokane, WA
  • United States
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Dramatic landscapes are easiest.
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I notice that I always am more inspired by a dramatic landscape.  Usually the painting comes out so that I like it.  Perhaps it's because I was so involved emotionally and I some how managed to…Continue

Tags: inspiring., is, landscape, Dramatic

Started this discussion. Last reply by george w doerre Jan 19, 2012.


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Lynne Haines commented on Ed Cahill's photo
Apr 7
Lynne Haines commented on Damien M. Gonzales's photo

Wotans Throne and Vishnu Temple

"All the Grand Canyon paintings you posted recently are excellent.  Nice job!"
Apr 7
Lynne Haines posted a photo

Cabin Lincoln WA

8x10" plein air finished on site watercolor done in Strathmore 400 series sketch book
Apr 7
Lynne Haines commented on Jerry Campbell's photo

stairs in snow

"Exciting with the steps right up the middle.  I like it!"
Mar 25
Lynne Haines commented on Nikolai Kraneis's photo

some boats, 8x10, oil

"Very interesting, daring composition.  I like it!"
Mar 25
Lynne Haines commented on Spencer Meagher's photo
Mar 24
Lynne Haines commented on Spencer Meagher's photo

Last of The Season

"Fun!  A fan of the square brush - me too! "
Mar 24
Lynne Haines commented on Spencer Meagher's photo

Aged To Perfection

"Lovely eye for color and detail.  Nice subject.  I like old buildings."
Mar 24
Lynne Haines commented on Spencer Meagher's photo

GenKota Winery

"Very nice.  Composition is super.  Colors alive despite the winter pall.  Loose but deft application.  What's not to like?"
Mar 24
Lynne Haines commented on Mary Jabens's photo

Edge of the subdivision -clouds

"Another doozy!  Love it."
Mar 24
Lynne Haines commented on Donald Maier's photo

Jeep and Hummer

"I like the more abstracted approach to your car series Don.  I know it is more convenient for you to use pastels.  This is more along your watercolor lines - it has that wonderfully clear but at the same time nebulous quality that makes…"
Mar 24
Lynne Haines commented on Tomas King's photo

Shadows on the Sand

"What you do with color should be illegal its so much fun!"
Mar 19
Lynne Haines commented on Tomas King's photo

The Reed Bed

"Simply wonderful.  Alive!"
Mar 19
Lynne Haines commented on Tomas King's photo

Ancient Pastures

"Absolutely yummy.  Composition is simple but alluring and the brush work is delightfully deft.  But the colors....SING.  I like the bigger size too.  Bigger is bolder and I often paint 23 x 30 just to scare the $%^& out of…"
Mar 19
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"You betcha Mary.  Slap it on! "
Mar 19
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"Hi!! I answered your comment but it looks like it didn't get to you so will say hi here!! Thank you for the invite! I live in Cedar City, UT (southern Utah) with my husband and dog.  I work full time so vacations are complicated for…"
Mar 19

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Pushing past former limits

I find it interesting how much goes on inside my head when I paint outdoors.  The area around me could be on fire and I wouldn't even notice because of all the inner dynamics.  I'm not sure these dynamics are limited to just my "mind" either.

I get swept up in the complete experience of expressing my impression of the subject - it is almost a waking dream state.  It has it's own rythm.  I start with trepidation and excitement.  I expect a struggle and I work at engaging in the…


Posted on April 27, 2013 at 6:52pm

Show at my Studio in Spokane!

Show in the 10th Annual Town & Country Studio Tour?  No fee, great venue.  It is Sept 14 & 15th, Spokane WA 99203.  Deadline is May 15th.  Contact me at

Posted on April 16, 2013 at 4:37pm

Plein Air Wheely carries everything effortlessly in one trip

I take all my plein air equipment anywhere, easily, all in one trip.  I just roll it along in my Plein Air Wheely.

Everything I need goes with me.  No more trips back and forth to the van!   Lightweight, compact and sturdy, it loads into vehicles readily.     

Dirt trails, cobblestone paths, garden gravel, boggy lawns - nothing keeps me from getting to the right spot with all my equipment: chair, umbrella,…


Posted on March 18, 2013 at 12:21pm — 5 Comments

Painting with other artists on location.

I find that being with another artist that I invite to paint with me, is a valuable experience beyond the act of painting or discussing our paintings.  Besides the obvious benefits of enjoying their company and sharing the experience, I enjoy the catalytic input that results.  It doesn't necessarily have to do with painting, techniques, critiquing or comments about art.  To me it is more about broadening my mind about everything.  There is a level of communication that I experience during…


Posted on July 29, 2012 at 6:30pm

Comment Wall (61 comments)

At 12:51am on December 9, 2009, Lynne Haines said…
How nice to be featured with these artists. I love their work. My watercolor looks cold and scraggly next to the bright colors in their oil paintings, but heck, it was a winter day! I look forward to using my new plein air easel when the temperature gets up above 6 degrees again. Anyone want to send me South so I can paint? Chuckle. You never know. They say you get what you negotiate for......tee hee. Happy painting you southern plein air artists! I'm with you in spirit anyway.
At 7:35am on December 15, 2009, Ginger Stogdell said…
Thanks Lynne
I have a fondness for those old buildings like your Blue Stem Barn.
They have that haunting sense of history and of days gone by.
I'm in Upper Kittitas County. Snow country.
At 4:05pm on December 18, 2009, Ginger Stogdell said…
Most of my plein air paintings have sold. They are small ones. I frequently forget to photograph the paintings. I know, that is not a good thing. Life just gets soooo busy. I will go to the HCA gallery this afternoon and try to remember to get pictures of the plein air paintings hanging there.
My husband is disabled so I seldom get too far from home for too long. I would like to spend a day this Spring/Summer painting around the Dry Falls area. What do you think we could arrange someting and paint there together? Do you have any Middle Ground ideas?
At 1:02pm on December 19, 2009, Ginger Stogdell said…
Yes, by all means lets include Greg and any other artist who wants to join in. I can ask our Fresh Air Friday group (of 3 to 4 and it dosn't have to always be on a Friday for us), and we can make a painting feast of it.
At 1:17am on December 22, 2009, Kathryn Townsend said…
I'd seriously love to paint at Dry Falls and/or on the Columbia or anywhere around there. Just let me know when you have in mind!
At 3:23pm on December 31, 2009, Ginger Stogdell said…
Ok Lynne
I downloaded a couple more plein air paintings. Cowboys & Cowgirls,, Lake Cle Elum Winter, and Cooper Lake were sold, but I had taken pictures of them, for a change.
At 12:02am on January 6, 2010, Mike Kowalski said…
Thanks Lynne,
I rarely get east of the Cascades but love that country. I'd really like to take a painting trip north of Spokane up in the Kettle Falls area.
At 8:06am on January 22, 2010, Ginger Stogdell said…
Hey, looks like we have a group going to Dry Falls this Spring or Summer.
Naomi Gray is also interested as is Gregg Caudell. I kind of favor the Spring because wild flowers are busy doing their blooming best to celebrate the end of winter... Kettle Falls looks good to me too. Sweet!
At 3:49pm on February 4, 2010, Kathryn Townsend said…
Lynn--do you have dates in mind for the Dry Falls paintout? I'd really like to come for a few days.
I look forward to painting with you this Spring in Dry Falls. Please join us Western WA Plein Air Artists there! It will be sunny and warm and the mists won't mess you up!'>>
At 10:27pm on February 4, 2010, Lynne Haines said…
Kathryn, we haven't set a date yet and we can reach Dry Falls easily compared to you. Why don't you give us an idea of when you could make it. Like I said I have a charming cabin in Lincoln WA only an hour or so, away from Dry Falls that you are welcome to stay as my guest. By mid March the weather there is warming up nicely. Pick your date and let me know, I'll see who all else can be there then, okay?

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