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The Story Behind the Painting: Down the River

Down the River I learned a long time ago how the river as a force of nature can easily be taken for granted. There has to be respect for what the river can do, especially in areas with white water. There have been a lot of people who have lost their life because [...]

By |2022-09-02T17:07:17+00:00September 2nd, 2022|Waterscapes|Comments Off on The Story Behind the Painting: Down the River

The Story Behind the Painting: Porch Pirates

Porch Pirates All this preparation for birds and I get these guys! I have spent a lot of time as a landscaper in my own yard, appreciating the beauty of nature. As a Colorado resident, I learned a while back that to have success in getting anything to green-up requires native plants and [...]

By |2022-06-16T20:54:38+00:00June 16th, 2022|Animals|Comments Off on The Story Behind the Painting: Porch Pirates

The Story Behind the Painting: Feathers, Talons and Tails

Feathers, Talons and Tails This painting was inspired from a one-of-a-kind experience.A few years back, Robin and I were visiting the Flat Tops Wilderness area, fishing at a small lake called Chapman Reservoir. It’s a few miles outside the tiny mountain town of Yampa. On this particular day, we had the lake to ourselves. [...]

By |2020-12-05T17:37:12+00:00December 4th, 2020|Birds|0 Comments

The Story Behind the Painting: Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point My grandparents lived on a farm in rural North Dakota… During a visit in my early childhood a strong storm developed. Everyone was huddled in the house watching and waiting. My memory begins with hearing the twister rather than seeing it. As it approached, the strong wind tipped over the outhouse. [...]

By |2020-12-05T17:39:39+00:00November 20th, 2020|Landscapes|0 Comments

The Story Behind the Painting: The Long Winter

The Long Winter One of the most memorable experiences in our life set the stage for this painting. Robin was working for the Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation. The Foundation was supporting the re-introduction of lynx to Colorado. Lynx were trapped in Canada, then brought to a wildlife rehabilitation center near Creede, Colorado, for [...]

By |2021-01-16T15:35:39+00:00November 10th, 2020|Animals|0 Comments
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