Category Archives: My photography

Feeling Full of Life

photography by Cheri Sabraw Don’t these horses make you smile?  

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More luscious landscapes

by cheri sabraw The landscape often dictates where we choose to live or travel. I live next to a comforting mountain dotted with stately oaks. Oak trees represent strength and stability to me. On our property a tiny creek bubbles, … Continue reading

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Landscapes that tug at my heart

by cheri sabraw My brother Steve took this luscious photograph while in Montana last summer when he and his son Tyler fished the Madison River. Wouldn’t this scene make for a splendid landscape painting? The lone tree presiding over an … Continue reading

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Studio vs. plein air painting, 2017

  by cheri sabraw I returned to oil painting last year after a 50-year hiatus, setting up  my studio in one of our guest bedrooms. In order to acquaint myself with painting in general, I tried several subjects in acrylic … Continue reading

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An Evening Walk

by cheri Painters and photographers know that the best light often comes at the end of a day, like a stimulating conversation over a cup of tea or a glass of wine. As I set out the other night for … Continue reading

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Light and beauty all in one

by cheri sabraw I’ve been drawing horses for the last several months in preparation for a class I hope to take in Arizona entitled “Drawing and Painting Horses in the Light” so you will understand why I stopped at the … Continue reading

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I’m going, stag.

by cheri block I drove home yesterday (carefully with a modified boot on my injured foot) from a birthday lunch with my sister and her husband. Still warm with the pot roast and mashed potatoes inside, I gingerly stepped out … Continue reading

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Ketchum to Boise to Baker City

  by cheri Averell Harriman, Chairman of the Union Pacific Railroad from 1932-46, brought many celebrities, including Ernest Hemingway, to Sun Valley where an elegant lodge had been built in 1936. It was a way to let the world know … Continue reading

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Snow on September 15?

by cheri On Tuesday last the temperature was 85 degrees. We turned the noisy AC on in our room. On Thursday last the temperature plummeted to 32 degrees; we found ourselves looking for soup and crackers in Livingston, Montana. Akin … Continue reading

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Southern Idaho

By cheri Battling the traffic and crowds at all Bay Area airports has become a way of life for those of us who live there. So much so that we are jarred into a mindset which tells us that this … Continue reading

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