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Eldora, Iowa, United States
Hello- welcome to my blog. My name is Tom Christopher and I have been a landscape artist for many years. I enjoy painting scenes near my home in rural Eldora, Iowa. I am a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America and a Charter Member of the Pastel Society of Iowa.

2013 Workshops


1. May 4 and 5...Maquoketa Art association. Maquoketa Iowa.
2. May 18 and 19 Des Moines Art Center. Des Moines Iowa
3..September 12,13,and 14 Eurekas Springs Art center
Eurekea Springs Ar.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

The Snow is Gone

Hello -- I painted this today from a reference photo and plein air sketch I completed yesterday. 24x18 inches ..pastel on Uart paper.


  1. I really like the reflections on the water.

  2. Tom, I am in Nevada, and I love seeing your work. Wish you were here to learn from!! I do see you on WC from time to time--This painting is beautiful, color and compostion.