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Welcome to Bythelake

Hi. My name is Loree Schaeffer, I grew up and raised my family in the Pacific Northwest, Where there is an abundance of inspiration. Watercolors is where my heart is, But I also took graphics and design in College. My process is to research then sketch, Many times before I paint the final Watercolor. I feel compelled to paint things that interest me and allow me to express myself and share with others. From the Columbia river gorge to the Pacific Ocean, To the lake we live by now. I hope through my Art to touch your emotions, memories, Or just make you smile. More »