Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Fuchsia Sky

Located between Laramie & Ft Collins on Hwy 287
"Old Man at the Organ"
eroded red sandstone

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Metal Building

14" x 18" pastel on sandpaper
big sky, big land with a bit of human intervention
Currently on display at the new Works of Wyoming Gallery
in  Laramie, Wyoming

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Pink & Yellow Floral

pastel on sandpaper
approximately 11x14"

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Sunday, June 17, 2012


10"x20" acrylic on canvas
Farmer works diligently in isolation on wheat fields.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Sky Blue Pink

8" x 16" acrylic on canvas
Wyoming skyscape at dusk

Friday, June 08, 2012


6" x 6" oil on panel
artichoke and rosebuds

Rose 02

6" x 6" oil on panel

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Rose 01

6" x 6" oil on panel

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Storm Overhead

10" x 20" acrylic on canvas
typical Westrn Spring with stormy skies and lonely roads

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Behind the Monolith

Pastel on Richeson board, 5" x 7"
This small abode is located directly behind a local cement plant,
completely out of sight due to the industrial structures surrounding it.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Roadside Grass

Typical Wyoming roadside in the Spring
8" x 16" Acrylic on canvas

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

As Green as it Gets

Plein air painting of our dry prairie with a bit of runoff water.
Acrylic on canvas 14" x 11"

Monday, May 28, 2012

G Cutler

This acrylic sketch was done at a drawing session sponsored by the Laramie Art Guild. 
The sketch is 16" x 20" on a canvas pad.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Orange Still Life

Oil on canvas, 11x14"  framed

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Anonymous Art Entry

This was a 6" x 6" challenge given to members of the Wyoming Artists' Association.  All art was unsigned and sold in the "Anonymous Art Show"  Proceeds were donated to the WAA.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Orange Study

Quick study of an orange.  Oil,  6" x 6" on panel.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Fingers of Winter Wheat

Dark rich soil stands in stark contrast with the golden bands of wheat. A small outcropping of rocks and brush was left unscathed. I liked the abstract nature of this realistic scane.  Acrylic 8" x 16" on canvas

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Winter Serenity

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Original pastel on sandpaper, 22" x 28"  This painting was just selected at the Wyoming Artists' Association conference to hang in Wyoming Governor Matt Mead's office for the upcoming year.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012


This mild afternoon provided me with a brief chance to paint outdoors.

6" x 8" acrylic on RayMar board

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Pioneer Snow Fence

West of Laramie, this old snow fence is probably 100 years old or more. It has a very distinctive style which helps determine its age.
$1200 SOLD

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Homeward Bound

pastel, 22"x28" on sandpaper $850
This has been juried into the Cheyenne Depot Railroad Show. It will be on sale through their gallery May 19-July 29, 2012. Inquiries may be made to:

Sunday, March 11, 2012

RR Driver

Original pastel, 22" x 28" on sandpaper $950
This has been juried into the Cheyenne Depot Railroad Show. Show will run from May 19-July 29, 2012. Purchase inquiries can be made by contacting:

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Lotsa Locks (side view)

I printed Union Pacific RR on the 2" edge of the painting for an accent.
48" x 36" x 2" acrylic $1800
This has been juried into the Cheyenne Depot Railroad Art Show, May 19-July 29, 2012.
Purchase inquiries may be sent to:

Lotsa Locks

This is finally finished. I will let it rest a few days and see if I need to make any minor adjustments.
48" x 36" x 2" acrylic $1800
This has been juried into the Cheyenne Depot Museum Railroad Show and Sale, May 19-July 29, 2012.
Purchase inquires may be made by contacting:

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Friday, February 24, 2012

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Monday, February 20, 2012

Painting in Progress

3' x 4' yet another underpainting

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Painting in Progress

...and yet a few MORE details...

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Painting in Progress

Finished lettering on the center lock and continuing to add minute details around the painting...a highlight here, a line there, more color glazes...
acrylic 3' x 4'

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Painting in Progress

I have now been working on this for about 5 weeks.
Each day I try to make a bit more progress, perhaps another set of letters, highlights or lowlights, color glazes, etc.
I also need to work around my work schedule and (of course) that perpetual eye fatique.

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Painting in Progress

another few hours of time...
3'x4' acrylic on canvas

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Art in Progress

Finally, a chance to get back to painting! Acrylic on canvas, 3'x4' more underpainting...

Monday, January 30, 2012

Painting in Progress

Continuation of lettering, underpainted colors, & outlined highlights...

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Painting in Progress

Additional color in underpainting of center lock plus more lettering.
Acrylic, 3'x4' on canvas

Friday, January 27, 2012

Art in Progress

...developing the underpainting on the center lock...

Monday, January 23, 2012

Painting in Progress

Another series of underpainting has begun on center lock.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Painting in Progress

3'x4' acrylic on canvas...still progressing a few hours at a time

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Painting in Progress

Note low threshold railroad sign starting in the background area.

3'x4' acrylic on canvas

Monday, January 16, 2012

Painting in Progress

3'x4' acrylic on canvas

Each day I try to do a small bit at a time. Slow going!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Painting in Progress (detail)

3' x 4' acrylic on canvas (detail) of painting in progress

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Friday, January 13, 2012