16X20 Acrylic on Canvas. I came upon this beauty one day out scouting for painting locations. She seemed to be loving her tree’s life along the North Umpqua River.


umpqua, river, tree, leaves, light, landscape, water

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

    You got it right on the mark, that light pasting through the leaves. Gorgeous work – it’s a favorite for me.

  • Thanks Jim!

    – Karen Ilari

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations! Your work is featured in the Landscape Painting group – 5th August 2011

  • Vivian Eagleson
    Vivian Eaglesonabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful subject, great colors and perfect lighting! Outstanding work of art done by an outstanding artist! Very well done!

  • Thanks so much Vivian!

    – Karen Ilari

  • maggie326
    maggie326about 3 years ago

    Wonderful work Karen gorgeous image great lighting

  • Thanks Maggie, I am a sucker for sunlight through leaves :)

    – Karen Ilari

  • maggie326
    maggie326almost 3 years ago


    Gorgeous work

  • Thank you!

    – Karen Ilari

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