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Johnson City View 8 x 10 "  Oil on Board SOLD
This was painted last week as a demonstration on how to make a painting from field sketches.  The audience was composed of  approx. 50 very happy to be out of the classroom junior and senior high school students and their 3 art teachers ending the day with Extra Strength Excederin.  After about 1 hour into the demo, the teachers planned for the students to go outside to sketch and they were dismissed while I kept painting.

As I was leaving for lunch, one of the students ( need I say female ) ran in almost out of breath to report, that 3 of her fellow students ( need I say males ) were hidding and smoking ( need I say the wacky type of tobacckie ).  After rolling her eyes in response to the little voice in her head yelling: " I told you so!"  The offense was followed up on and I don't know the outcome, except to say that when I got back from lunch, the Sheriff's car was in the parking lot.  Ah yes, those tender years and the rewarding career of public school teachers.

 Brande

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