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Landscape artist Scott Christensen stands in front of one of the large oil paintings , which are currently on exhibit a the Steamboat Art Museum in Steamboat Springs

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Artist Scott Christensen puts energy into his paintings

Winston Churchill once compared painting to fighting a battle, and that’s just how landscape artist Scott Christensen sees his process. “You have to have a great crew, you have to have a great plan, and you run into hundreds of little inspired decisions that can make or break a piece,” said Christensen on Thursday afternoon as he sat among dozens of paintings hung on the wall of the Steamboat Art Museum.

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