Thursday, February 25, 2010

"End of Day"

Oil on panel, 5"x7"

Another beautiful ending to a day in West Texas.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

"Gray Day at the Park"

Oil on panel, 8"x8"

What a beautiful bright sunny day here in Houston today, in great contrast to this scene of a gray sky at County Park outside of Marathon, Texas.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

"Sky and Land"

Oil on panel, 5"x7"

This painting is from a photo I took through my windshield while driving hwy. 90 west toward Marathon. I cropped a portion of the far right of the photo and used it for a reference, slightly modifying the scene.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

"A Soft Evening Glow"

Oil on panel, 10"x8"

This scene is painted from a Hill Country photo I took, I changed the time of day from mid afternoon to near sundown to create the soft light of evening.

"Bottle Opener"

Oil on panel, 8"x8"

A cloud over a mountain resembles a bottle opener in Big Bend NP.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

"Cloud over Mountain"

Oil on panel, 8"x10"

A cloud hovers over a mountain formation in Big Bend NP.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

"Majestic Oak and Bluebonnets"

Oil on canvas, 22"x28"
I have finally completed this piece that had been sitting around undone. This is a tree I believe to be near Concan, Texas. I threw in the bluebonnets as an afterthought.

Monday, February 8, 2010

"A Memory of Spring"

OIl on panel, 10"x8"

This is a typical Texas Hill Country scene, entirely made up.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

"Fleeting Light" Marathon

Oil on panel, 8"x8"

Bare trees against a mountainside catching the fleeting light near the days end, outside of Marathon, Texas.