9X12 Acrylic on Canvas. This one was painted on location. The beautiful North Umpqua River. It was a perfect day to paint!


landscape, river, water, mountains, swiftwater, rapids, stream, trees

I’ve been painting since 2002. I was captivated right away and have only put down my brush since when I’m forced to! Darn bills anyway :/ I also make demo videos and host my online teaching website. I’ve lived in beautiful Oregon for the last few years. The stunning landscape converted me almost entirely to a landscape painter! More recently I have moved to Portland and am in love with the history, energy and people of this beautiful city.

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  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsabout 3 years ago

    Lovely action shown in this very beautiful landscape.

  • Thanks so much Jim!

    – Karen Ilari

  • Tash  Luedi Art
    Tash Luedi Artabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work! Makes me wish I was there, dipping my toes in the water!! I love that this is acrylic, but (to me) looks like an oil painting – beautiful :)

  • Thanks so much Tash! Many of my fellow plein air painters use oil. I guess I just do what they do! :)

    – Karen Ilari

  • Albert
    Albertabout 3 years ago

    A very nice one :-)

  • Many thanks!

    – Karen Ilari

  • Diane Hall
    Diane Hallabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Karen, such a lovely feel to the water and rocks.

  • Thanks Diane!

    – Karen Ilari

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakeabout 3 years ago


  • Thanks so much! I’m honored!

    – Karen Ilari

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