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Solitude, The Pasture Tree, My Art On Zatista

The livestock graze beneath trees in the pastures, shaping them in to rounded lollipops.  The painting of this lone tree is titled Solitude. Dimensions are 11 inches by 14 inches. Solitude is one of a group of works on canvas … Continue reading

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Father painting in progress

This painting, 3 feet by 2 feet,  is still in progress, but being Father’s Day today, I wanted to post it in memory of my father, who inspired the figure of the train agent in the painting. Wooden grain elevators … Continue reading

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Waiting For Weather

Waiting for the weather to change, I’m eager to be able to plant the flats of annual seedlings I have crowding the windows of my studio. This painting is one of the first I created decades ago, inspired by a … Continue reading

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Uncle Pete Flynn and the haystacks

My uncle Pete has been an inspiration for a number of my paintings and drawings.  Here I placed him as a young man in a field I imagined from the Montana landscape. He was a veteran of WWI and a … Continue reading

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August 25, 2010, Outstanding In His Field

Here is the painting created today.  Farmers have a joke they share…. all farmers are “outstanding in their field”.  August is a time for harvesting and preparing for winter in Montana. The painting is oil on canvas, 5 inches by … Continue reading

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