You Can’t Catch Me!

You Can't Catch Me 14x18

14″ x 18″ Oil on canvas panel

This is Piper, my happy little Schnoodle.  She loves to run and chase.  On a recent trip to Fredericksburg, Texas, we took some photos of her among the Blue Bonnets.  The wildflowers were beautiful this year.

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The Sheep

The Sheep 9x12

9″ x 12″  oil on panel

Just a quick study of a sheep.  I used a photo that I took at LBJ Ranch in Texas as a reference.

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On Line

On Line 8x10

8″ x 10″ Oil on panel

Several years ago these young Mockingbirds visited our deck in Missouri.  They both sat still for the camera.  This is just a quick impression in oil.


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Young Mockingbird

Young Mockingbird12x9

12″ x 9″ Oil on panel

Harold Frontz, ,is giving a workshop at my studio in Rail Walk Studios and Gallery in Salisbury, NC.  His focus this week was on birds.  I made a couple attempts during the workshop from my photo, but wiped them off.  Harold has an impressionistic style.  It just won’t come out of my arm.  This mockingbird was later painted on top of the wipe out.  Not sure I’m finished.?

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Best Friends

Best Friends 12x16

12″ x 16″ Oil on a canvas board

Not a commission.  Not a portrait.  Not a particular person.  Just a young girl holding one of her best friends.

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White Goat

White Goat 18x14

18″ x 14″  Oil on a canvas panel

Just want to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving.

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Koi 24x20

24″ x 20.5″ Oil on Galvalume

I enjoy painting on the smooth surface of Galvalume.  There is a wood frame attached to the back.  The painting appears to float on the wall or it may be framed with a traditional frame.

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The Great Blue Heron

The Great Blue Heron 12x12

12″ x 12″ oil on a RayMar panel

Just completed this painting today.  I took this reference photo along the Yadkin River near Salisbury just up the river from the old bridge.  You can see this painting at Rail Walk Studios & Gallery, 213 N. Lee Street in Salisbury.

Please join the Rail Walk artists for our WATER exhibit reception on Friday, April 5th, 6-8 PM.

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