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Yearly Archives: 2014

New Series – Nature Saturated

These are some photos I shot and saturated. I took the photos on the way to Lubbock, highway 82, and on the way back to Wichita Falls. I like the title of the series I am going to use for the paintings – “Nature Saturated.” I am going to work in oil as usual. I…

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Frozen cactus

This is an oil of a frozen cactus I am painting. It is 24 x 30. As in the photograph, I am going to emphasize the blue green the cactus turned after the freeze. If you look real close the thorns are a dark reddish purple. So cool. Enjoy as I make progress.

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Longhorn

What attracts me to cattle? My childhood. The smell at the sale barn gives me goosebumps. I know, I am strange. Anyway, I started this longhorn last week. I love the vibrant green background. I still need to layer more green in there. As you can tell from the photo, she is cream and a…

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Palette knife of elephant ear

This is what I have so far on the elephant ear. Now hang with me on this. I know you are probably thinking – “What the heck fire is she doing?” But there are going to be a zillion layers. Well maybe not exactly a zillion, but a lot. It is going to end up…

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Working on Cap Rock

I am working on the clouds for my Cap Rock painting. Should finish this one for Cowboy True the weekend of the 28th & 29th of March.

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Wheatfield

I finished this painting. It is 30×60 oil. You can’t tell in the photograph but there is gold embossing powder in the wheatfield. This piece is for sale.

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Beginning Cactus

I took a photo of a cactus after we had a freeze. I love the blue green color it turned. It even has some yellow ochre in it. I started the painting yesterday with a dark blue/green wash. Today I outlined the cactus in lime green. Not sure yet what color I am going to…

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George’s Pride

This is George’s Pride, a CBR bull from Windthorst. It is a pastel, 24×28. I really enjoy pastels. I put clear  gesso, with the grit, on a MDF board, then started with the pastels. I have worked with pastels since I was in about 6th grade – always a love for pastels. This work will…

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