Category Archives: On The Easel

Big Bend National Park, TX

12 x 24 Oil on Panel

This is a commissioned painting of Big Bend National Park, TX. The sky, distant far mountains, and the mountain on the left are complete. In the reference photo there is a lot more green bushes on the mountain. I want to show more of the mountain and less of the bushes, but I might add more in later. I will now begin working on the mountain...
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...