Monday, April 30, 2007

Last Light 8"x10" oil on panel

It was about 9:15 p.m. when I did this painting. In early spring you are allowed to open burn in Montana, so there has been a lot of haze around. It makes for really nice paintings.

Thompson Falls Dam 11"x14" oil on panel

This dam was built over the namesake of the town. I wonder what the falls looked like?

The Mill 8"x22" oil on panel

This is the local mill, on the Montana Hwy 200.

Bridge over Thompson River 8"x10' oil on panel

This was a very gray and windy day, and there was a dead deer nearby that smelled awful.

Rimrock View, 6"x10" oil on panel

This is one of my favorite mountains in the area.

Monday, April 16, 2007

Birdland Bay Bridge 10"x12" oil on panel

This is my second and I think more successful bridge painting.

Birdland Bay Bridge 8"x10" oil on panel

This is the first of two bridge paintings I did on the first nice day in Montana.

Autumn Evening 8"x10" oil on panel

This was a nice autumn evening.

Sunday, April 15, 2007

East Hope Bay 8"x10" oil on panel

This painting was done during the Sandpoint Plein-Air paint-out, on Lake Pend Oreille.

Many Glacier 9"x12" oil on panel

Glacier National Park.

Koo Koo Sint 11"x14" oil on panel

Looking out my studio window. In the evening the light stays on this peak for hours while the rest of the valley is in shadows.

Cache Valley 9"x9" oil on panel

A view from my mother's house in southern Idaho, as a storm rolls through.

Pack River 11"x14" oil on chipboard

This was done during the Sandpoint Plein-Air paint-out.

Grand Teton 18"x 24" monoprint

Thompson Falls 18"x24" oil on paper

I couldn't resist the big white building and nice tree.

Spring Clouds 9"x 20" oil on chipboard

I couldn't paint the land on a day with such amazing clouds.

Flathead Lake 15"x 20" oil on panel

The atmosphere created by the smoke from a nearby fire,
were the insiration for this painting.

Birdland Bay 4.5"x9" oil on chipboard

Just a quick painting by the river.

Bigfork Boats 9"x12" oil on board

A nice sunny day in Bigfork on Flathead lake. I did this after three days at the Bigfork Arts Festival, and camping in the back of my car.

Broadway Bridge 18"x24" monoprint

This monoprint was in the Missoula Art Museum auction, it sold for $900.

Vermillion Bridge 11"x14" oil on panel

This day was very cold and windy, but I stuck it out and got a nice painting.

Flat Iron 14"x 24"

This is overlooking the Thompson Falls Golf course, with the Clark Fork river.

Cliffs 11"x14" oil on panel

This is a rock formation between Thompson Falls and Plains.