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Good afternoon: Always this time is the best in Florida. Low humidity,

cool mornings and days in the 80's. Anyway after May it all goes away and back to it being just hot.

"Flight Line" came into my mind after going to the Sun and Fun Air Show this year in Lakeland. They had a War Bird section with planes from the 30' up to the 90's. This plane caught my eye right off with its huge red nose and prop. Research told me it was a T-6 Texan that was used as trainer for pilots during WWII and into the 60's. I am sure my father trained in one at some point. He was a career pilot in the Air Force from 1943 until 1964. I never have painted planes in all my years of being a artist so it really was a easy one to paint. I am entering it in a aviation show at the Winter Haven Airport in June of this year so hopefully it will be accepted. Any way it is 20x24 Acrylic on Canvas and unframed right now. 

 A reminder the Melvin Gallery at Florida Southern College is doing its annual Lakeland Art Guild show in May. Reception is May11, 2018 from 6-8 PM. Stop by and check out some art and you might see some of mine there. Have a blessed week and see ya!