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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

The Story Behind the Painting: For Those Who Don’t Know Jack

For Those Who Don’t Know Jack “For Those Who Don’t Know Jack” is a painting that finds its roots in vulnerability. The White Tailed Jackrabbit (which is actually a hare) changes color each year from brown in summer to white in winter. While this greatly improves survival chances in summer and winter—the periods [...]

By |2020-12-05T17:46:44+00:00October 21st, 2020|Animals|0 Comments
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