Summer’s not over … yet

Christopher RobinBlount, Our Town Arts

Can you guess what was my first attraction to this site? An idyllic lakeside place to paint plein air, the morning was cool and the water calm, but what was the draw?

So you know, it was the orange rock face bank that decided my easel set up for that day.

There is still plenty of summer left for some fun on the water. Grab a picnic, some friends and kayak or boat, the water is warm and quiet during the school week. I give you permission to go alone too. Surprise yourself with the challenge of a sketchbook or paintbrush.

Photographer Chris and painter Robin Rohwer each week share a painting or photograph that captured their interest in hopes that it will also capture yours. They have a small studio and gallery in the Phoenix Building at 418 South Gay Street where you can stop and see their work. Their website is All works are copyright protected.

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