Monday, August 31, 2009

American Art in Miniature 2009

Winter Beauty - Cardinal has been selected for the Gilcrease Museum's American Art in Miniature 2009 show & sale. This year marks my third appearance in this popular show that benefits the Museum’s educational and public programs.

American Art in Miniature
October 24 - November 8, 2009
Reception & Sale: November 5, 2009
The Gilcrease Museum
Tulsa, OK


Winter Beauty - Cardinal, acrylic on panel, 8 x 10

Saturday, August 29, 2009

WIP - Update on the Pronghorn

Work continues on the pronghorn. This is the lastest as of yesterday. I need to finish up his legs and rump area so I can start to overlap the grasses over him. I'm trying to keep the grasses somewhat loose but it still takes many layers of adding darks and lights to make them look right.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Small Works~Big Impressions

I received word that 2 of my works will be included in the 3rd Annual Society of Animal Artists Small Works – Big Impressions show and sale. The pieces are Tufted Titmouse and Red-legged Honeycreeper. The show will run November 7th, 2009 thru January 3rd, 2010 at The Wildlife Experience in Parker, CO.


Tufted Titmouse, oil on linen, 8 x 10


Red-legged Honeycreeper, oil on cradled panel, 12 x 6

Friday, August 14, 2009

New WIP - Pronghorn

Here is the latest painting on the easel; a pronghorn in acrylic, size 11 x 20. I observed this handsome male pronghorn resting one early summer morning while visiting the National Bison Range in Montana a few years ago. It's a wonderful place to observe pronghorn and other wildlife native to the area. The scenery isn't too bad either! This is one of those paintings I've had stirring in my mind for awhile, knowing I was going to paint it, but just never getting around to it. Now's finally the time...