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Monthly Archives: February 2014

My Elephant Ear Leaf

This is from one of my photos I took of my elephant ear plant. I was in my studio early one summer morning and the rising sun was shining through the leaf. I had to crawl behind the leaf with my camera to get the shot. This is 30×40 and is oil.

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Yippee Ki Yay, Cows are done

The cows are done! I have a bit of tweaking to do but they are done.  I have to live with them for a while. Not sure what the title will be. If you have any suggestions let me know. The painting is 24″x 48″, oil. Enjoy.

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Red River Abstract

I finished this abstract yesterday. I worked from a photograph I took while Charlie and I ran the dogs on the along the Red River. I love going down there to photograph the river and bridge. The blurred look is a technique I learned from Shana Jackson, one of my students. Being a teacher is…

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Tall Grass Prairie

This is a painting I started of the old school house in Tall Grass Prairie Preserve in Kansas. Charlie and I went to Tall Grass about 5 years ago. I have painted the Tall Grass Prairie around 5 times – 5 very different paintings. I love the place. Stay tuned to see this one in…

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From the Past

Here are 2 paintings I did with in the last 2 years. Note the outlining I did around the 2 dogs. I discussed the outlining in the following post – Post Impressionist and Japanese woodcuts. Love it. Enjoy.

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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

I am seeing the “light at the end of the tunnel” with the cattle. I have one more head to do. I will finish it this weekend hopefully. I did some outlining in a mixture of phthalo and cerulean blue. The outlining idea comes from the Post Impressionist. The Post Impressionists were influenced by the…

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Landscape on the way to Lubbock

Here I am working from one of my photographs I took on the way to Lubbock. I have a thing for storm clouds. I am about done with the sky. There are 4 layers on the sky. The field is painted red because I am going to add some gold embossing to the field. Gold…

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