Spring Art Sale! (and charcoal sketch)

Spring Art Sale Free shipping and framing on all paintings available through my studio, from April 7 – April 21! This includes large paintings, small paintings, and sketches too. Below are a few available paintings. See all paintings here. Charcoal Here’s a quick charcoal sketch from drawing group this week. We had a great young model. Here …

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Breakfast in a Spring Thaw, prairie painting with cows and geese

New painting! It explores a couple ideas that have been coalescing for me. How lovely the warm ochre grasses look poking through the snow. How much life and color are outside in the winter. How to direct the eye through a scene. Ideas you’ve seen me work through before, but I really feel like they …

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Published works, new celebration reproduction, more…

Hi, I just got news that two of my paintings will be published in the next Oakwood magazine! If you haven’t seen it, it is a beautiful literary and art magazine published by the University of South Dakota. Thank you, Oakwood! Baby Carrier is a small watercolor painting of a mom and baby just going about …

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Figurative / Portrait Paintings

I’ve been working on a portrait for my own collection. It’s of my guys sitting on the couch on a weekend morning watching a movie. It’s still in progress, but getting closer to being finished. If you have been following my blog for 10 years, you may have noticed that my favorite thing to paint …

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Portrait reveal

Meredith, Olivia and Emile. Aren’t they lovely? I’m really excited about how this portrait came out. I think their affection is apparent, as well as their likeness. The collector loved the painting from the photos I sent, but I’m waiting anxiously to hear how it was received in person (I do that every time I ship a painting!). …

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A fun holiday special for collectors and followers. 

There’s just enough time to get a painting by Christmas! If you’d like gift wrapping, just let me know. I’ll make it special. 🙂 Order in the next couple days if you need it by Christmas.  I’ve made a page here just for available paintings in my studio and prints.There are a few small paintings under $100 …

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Boats on the Lake

Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for you, for family, and for friends. I hope you are having a good holiday. I’m almost finished with this third sailboat painting. I’m excited about how it’s coming out. 40″ square, oil on canvas, available. Here’s what my sailboat painting area is looking like right now: Thank you for …

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Holiday Gift Portrait, sailboat in progress, and under cover.

Today I finished a lovely portrait I’ve been working on for a week. I can’t wait to find out if it makes the collector’s gift recipient happy. I hope so! I feel like it’s some of my best work yet. I’ll show you after the holidays. 🙂 And then I’ve gotten started on a series …

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(Cold Noses) What It Means, happy cows, large cow painting

  I started this cow painting a couple years ago. It was based on some photos I took and a smaller painting I made of these cows relaxing on a chilly day. I loved the yellow sky and the blue and gold snow… The sky in South Dakota is often suprising and beautiful. The small …

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“My mission is to bring people happiness and a sense of peace through beautiful paintings of the prairie land and inhabitants.”

 

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