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 … Read more

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 … Read more

(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 … Read more

Windmill, happy art!

This is one of my favorite paintings still in studio. The atmospheric effect makes me happy. Hope it brings you a smile. Windmill, available through Studio.   Art Resources Gallery has added a page for my artwork! Here’s the partner to the painting above (different sizes, but painted together), Available at the gallery:  Windmill’s Reflection, … Read more

Yellowstone Colors, midsize painting of Yellowstone National Park

I am absolutely in love with the colors and textures of Yellowstone National Park.  Yellowstone Colors, 16″ x 20″, oil on canvas, $670.  This painting will be dry and ready to ship to it’s forever home in a couple days. Email or call (605) 695-5815 to purchase. This valley is full of buffalo relaxing and … Read more

Horse Art & Brookings Arts Council

horse art, equine paintings, by rasche

I just took this horse painting down to Brookings Arts Council. It’s all framed up and lovely. Trio I am excited to deliver because I feel like the brush quality and level of abstraction is exactly where I want to be as an artist. This painting will be available for purchase through BAC during the … Read more

Tiny Treasures

Small & Tiny Representational Paintings. Oil paintings from 5? square (tangerines and violets) to 6Ă—8? (landscapes on left). These are on flat panel and ready to frame (except the yellow roses which is on deep wrapped canvas and ready to hang unframed). Email me to inquire about any of them. (Note: The pink rose, bottom … Read more

Yellow Light, and Minneapolis Art Gallery wall space

Yellow Light is a very pretty little painting that has been brightening my studio. I’ve been thinking of making large giclee prints of it. I just feel like that would be a happy thing. If that sounds great, let me know. Anyone who expresses interest early will get a nice little gift in the mail … Read more

Sailing Away, available – and Free Shipping week!

Sailing Away, 11×14″, $300, ready to frame, available. This painting  was a sketch idea for a larger painting, but I think it came out well and holds it’s own as a painting. Free shipping all week! To take advantage of that, just email me with which painting you are interested in, and I’ll send you … Read more

A Well Pressed Shirt, portrait of working man

I am feeling very inspired to paint more of this sort of portrait – of people doing their thing. If you’re a local business owner, and it would be OK for me to come out and take pictures (or paint on site) of you or your staff cooking, tending the till, feeding cows, constructing a … Read more

#10: Yin and Yang, blue abstract art

#10, Yin and Yang, 16×12″, acrylic on canvas, available. This is my last of the 10 abstract acrylic explorations at this price. You can see the whole series here. I’m going to get back to posting representational work in this newsletter. I’ll have a separate space for writing about and showing abstract works. If you’re … Read more

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