Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Mountain Panther

Today I was packing up to head out to paint when I noticed our cat stalking something in the tall grass. I was memorized as he did this. He would move a little then hold this pose for minuets. So before he found his hunt I thought I would try and capture this "Mountain Panther"

"Mountain Panther" 8" x 10" May 15th

Monday, May 14, 2012

Long Horn

Today I deiced to stay at home and try my hand at one of the long horn skulls that I have. 

"Long Horn" 8" x 10" May 14th
This is a rough picture I'm going to try to get a better image of this painting.

Mothers Day Bouquet

Happy Mothers Day! Just a little bouquet for all of the wonderful Mothers on such a joyous day.

"Mothers Day Bouquet" 8" x 10" May 13th

Mountain Side Poppies

Today I came across a nice field of poppies on one of the neighbors hill sides. The sun broke through and the rain stopped just long enough to get this painting done.

"Mountain Side Poppies" 8" x 10" May 12th

Poppy A Glow Glow

Today as I was out looking for something to paint I noticed this single poppy on the hill side just a glowing. it was so vivid and bright  that i couldn't pass it up.

"Poppy A Glow Glow' 8" x 10" May 11th

A New Day

I was up early today so I figured that I would head out and see what the sun rise was going to be like. Am I ever glad that I did it was a gorgeous sun rise.

"A New day" 8" x 10" May 10th


Today I wanted to paint some Lilacs. So I found a great huge hedge of lilacs and just hung out enjoying the fragrance and the colors.

"Lilacs" 8" x 10' May 9th

Spring Snow On Clear Creek

Today I was down along Clear Creek to try and capture some of the fresh snow on the creek. The water was calm but the sky was mostly clear but the breeze was quite cold.

"Spring Snow on Clear Creek" 8" x 10" May 8th

Late Spring Snow

It was a cold and snowy day today. I was kind of nice to get a little moisture and I liked the contrast that a late spring snow can give the landscape.

"Late Spring Snow" 8" x 10" May 7th 

Farm Light

Today I went for an early morning drive and went down the mountain and headed out east. Thats when i saw this old barn that had the warm sun rise light shining on it and I had to paint it.

"Farm Light' 8" x 10" May 6th

Independent Sun Rise

Happy Cinco De Mayo for all my friends of Mexican decent that celebrate Mexico's Independence today.
"Independent Sun Rise" 8" x 10" May 5th

Mountain Side Blossoms

Today I found this great hill side filled with these bright yellow flowers that were just glowing. So I pulled over and began to paint.

"Mountain Side Blossoms" 8" x 10" May 4th

Studio Lodge

Today I was at Little Park when I noticed this quant little cabin tucked away in the lilacs. fro me the best part was the artist paint palette that welcomed you by saying "Artist Studio". This was the spot.

"Studio Lodge" 8" x 10" May 3rd

Afternoon Lilacs and Poppies

Today I was in a  great little neighborhood when I came across this huge lilac bush that was lined with a boarder of poppies. I knew this was the spot.

"Afternoon Lilacs and Poppies" 8" x 10"  May 2nd

May Day Lilacs

Happy May Day! And what better why to celebrate than a vase full of lilacs.

"May Day Lilacs" 8" x 10" May 1st

Friday, May 11, 2012

Creek Side Lilac

Today as i was taking a walk along Bear Creek I found this great lilac bush along the creek bottom. So I broke out the easel and enjoyed the distant view of Mt. Evans and the wonderful fragrance of the lilacs.

"Creek Side Lilac" 8" x 10"

The Purple Planters

Today as I was looking for my daily scene I happened to drive by this great field of color that was being set out by the local workers of Welby Green house. So I quickly pulled over and began to paint "The Purple Planters"

The Purple Planters" 8" x 10"

Mission Blossoms

I was in Idaho Springs today when i came across this great little Mission. Not only was the building charming it was framed in by a huge crabapple tree in full bloom. That little voice said "this was the spot".
"Mission Blossoms" 8" x 10"

Idaho Springs Mission and blossoms

Lilac Trail

I just love lilacs and today as I was looking for something to paint this great lilac bush just popped out to me and even it though it was across a small field, the perfume fragrance was quite heavenly.   
"Lilac trail" 8" x 10"

This side of the trail.

Buried In Lilacs

Today I was at Little Park when I noticed one of the neighbors home buried in lilacs and just found the scene to intriguing to pass up.
"Buried In Lilacs" 8"x 10"