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Welcome to my art site! This is the place where I display some of my paintings and give some thoughts as to the process invloved in creating a painting. All paintings are for sale unless stated otherwise. If your interested in purchasing a painting, please contact via email for pricing and any other information you would be interested in. Thanks for stopping by.

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Sunday, March 3, 2019

Omnipresence Divine

18 x 24, pastel.  Using multiple references is a huge mental challenge and this piece involved 4 different reference photos.  Overall, I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out, but I never have paintings that I feel are ever totally "perfect."  Hope you all like it!

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Chaps Flappin Tango

12 x 24 pastel.  I tend to get a little bored painting the same things....that's why I switch from western theme paintings to landscapes, maybe throw in a still  life or portrait or industrial scene every so often.  I also like to switch up the frame sizes and format.  Painting this piece in a long, vertical format was fun to do.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Lake Marie Thaw

18 x 24 inches, pastel.  Believe it or not, this scene was from late June in the Snowy Range Mtns of southern Wyoming.  It was fun painting the ice and rocks underwater.  I kind of feel sorry for the fish that live here, having to spend so much of their lives living under ice.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

High Country Reflections

I am way behind in keeping new work posted here.  I will be adding a new painting about once a week for the next few weeks or longer.

This one here is a pastel, 14 x 18 inches in size.  I was trying to capture the smooth, glass-like look of the lake, while still having pleasing "brushwork"to add interest.  Location is Telephone Lakes in Snowy Range Mtns. of southern Wyoming.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Sunset Trio

A few 8 x 10 pastel sun set paintings.  All have been sold.  These were a lot of fun to paint!



Sunday, August 26, 2018

High Plains Pondering

14 x 18 pastel.  Having fun playing with color in this, as well as working on a textured surface. 

Sunday, August 19, 2018

World Needs More Cowboys - SOLD

14 x 18 pastel.  Just having fun, enjoying my art journey.  This time trying a looser, more dreamy, drippy, abstract type background.