Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Looking Up the Aspens

20 x 16, Acrylic on Canvas
Have you ever lain on your back and looked up at a grove of aspens?

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Taos Gate

16 x 20, Acrylic on Canvas
Based on a picture I took of the Mabel Dodge Lujan old entrance gate in Taos NM

Monday, August 22, 2011

Trouble's Brewin'

The final painting, 16 x 20  Acrylic on Canvas

Work in Progress, Trouble's Brewin'

I went out and studied a thunderstorm off to the north yesterday evening. The changes in this painting reflect some of what I observed. Cattle, another cowboy and a windmill have been added Not happy with the colors and scaling of the sage.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Work In Progress: Trouble's Brewin'

I just have this one blocked out, much detail to come.  Most likely  will put more cattle and another cowboy in it. Driving cattle can have its problems, one would be this scenario, a sudden storm.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011

Cloud and Velvet

Based on the PBS series, 'A Horse Named Cloud', this is Cloud and Velvet. 16 x 20, Acrylic on Canvas
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This painting literally came out of nowhere, starting with a window, then adobe walls, then plaster, and lastly, a lost kitty. 11 x 14 . Watercolor on Paper

Flowers on the slopes of Mt Ranier

Entered in a National Parks contest, this painting has been featured in the Fine Arts America Acrylic Forum. 16 x 20 Acrylic on Canvas

Cottonwoods at Daybreak

Painted from a photo of cottonwoods in the 'mother ditch' irrigation canal in Taos, this painting emphasises the lighting at sunrise. 16 x 20, Acrylic on Canvas.

"Santa Fe Trail"

Painted on a rock found near the Santa Fe Trail on my property, this is my first sandstone painting.
Acxrylic, 5 1/2 x 18 on  11 1/2 x 24  Sandstone