Category Archives: On The Easel

Countryside Hills

11 x 14 Oil on Panel

After blocking in the colors, I began to work on the details. There is still work being done on the background trees, the foreground, and the large tree. So far I am very pleased with the way this one is turning out....
Blue Majestic

24 x 48 Oil on Canvas

This is now starting to look better and capturing the picture that I have in mind. I have changed a lot on the painting, including the sky. I kind of did this one backwards,  starting with the parrot and then trying to design and build the background. I will not be doing that again, as it's way too hard. Once I have the background completed,...
Wild Bill Hickok

18 x 24 Oil on Canvas

I did some extensive research on Wild Bill Hickok before starting this painting. I visited Deadwood, SD several times to see his grave and Old Saloon Number 10 where he was shoot. The most important thing I tried to capture was his lazy eye. Look close and you might see which one it is. Need to work a little more on the jacket to get the...