Margot Voorhies Thompson

Margot is an artist living and working in Oregon.

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Painting detail Work in progress Layer upon layer Abstraction Fractured desert landscape #abstraction #fractureddesert #intensecolor #workinprogress #layers

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Detail from this painting in progress Building layers Abstraction Fractured desert landscape #abstraction #fractured #desertlandscape #intensecolor

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A small detail of a larger painting I enjoy building up layers in a painting’s surface, working both additively and subtractively Color Intensity and motion are current pursuits #workinprogress #paintingdetail

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Iron oxide Rusted landscape #ironoxide #rustedlandscape

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Chalk drawing#chalk #drawing

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Fire and erosion in the desert Charcoal Earth pigments

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Thinking about erosion #earthpigments #erosion #desert #paintonpaper

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Twisted woody shrub, a calligraphic tour-de-force shaped by its life in the desert #gloriettacanyon

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Desert rocks and wildflowers in Coyote Canyon, Borrego Springs Intense color

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Watching the clouds move swiftly over the mountains from Yaqui Pass #clouds #yaquipass #pointofinspiration

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Dramatic skies from Yaqui Pass Point of inspiration

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Hiking in Glorietta Canyon Desert wind and intense colors Drifts of wildflowers after last night’s rain My kind of place Elements for future paintings abound

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Rocks in Joshua Tree National Park Color study Desert color

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Stones in the Joshua Tree National Park #stones #rocks #joshuatreenationalpark #color#structure

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Frosty tree, indigo sky, early morning California roadtrip #frostytree #indigosky #indigo #earlymorning #roadtrip #california #hipstamatic #salvador

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Color test Ochre and amber Painting within a painting Gouache and watercolor Layers #paintingwithinapainting #gouacheandwatercolour #intensecolor

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Color test, gouache Afterglow Intense color Painting within a painting #paintingwithinapainting #colorvibrations #intensecolor #gouacheandwatercolor

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Ethereal transformation #spirit #ethereal #transformation

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Rolling calligraphic forms in wintry light Light and shadow #circularforms #calligraphic #gesture #abstraction #lightandshadow #wintrylight #motion

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Intersecting forms#wireforms #intersecting #intersectingforms #abstraction

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Playing with intersecting forms #wireforms #intersectinggorms #abstraction #seeingthrough

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Color and texture Detail from a recent painting #intensecolor #autumnmood #texture #layers #gouache #watercolor

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#burned #forestinrecovery #gatheringcharcoal #drawing #foragingartmaterials

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#insectarchitecture #waspnestinterior #blowdown #exposedinterior #forestwander #siuslawnationalforest #treasure

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#siuslawnationalforest #walkinthewoods #forestlight

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#collageelements #preparingelementswithgudyo #teachingcollageworkshop @sitkacenter

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#teachingacollageclass @sitkacenter #collageelements #backingwithgudyo

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#sitkacanoe #rivergraffitti #boatscraffritto #boatbottom

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If you are a student or an artist-teacher, Sitka is one of the finest places ever Inspirational setting and values #gettingready #teachingcollageatsitka #sitkacenterforartandecology #collageclass @sitkacenter #bestplace

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Works in Progress

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Opening the Mouth of the Dead

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Playa Sketchbook

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Paintng within a Painting

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Playa, Another Detail

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Playa, Painting Detail

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Oregon Coast

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Mictotextures

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Thinking of Playa

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Underpainting Drip

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A Pencil Drawing

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Drawing Turned Into a Pattern

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Texture

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Mountain

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Oregon Outback

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Desert Poem, Windstorm Over the Playa

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Desert Poem

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Desert Conversation

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Spider Calligraphy

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Intense Color

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Between Night and Day

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Forest architecture

Forest architecture

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Forest Cathedral

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