January 2009

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"Dove Road"

“Dove Road”, this is a Small painting, 8″x 6″, oil on canvas panel. $595.00 US

This is down in West Texas, about an hour out of Big Bend National Park in the middle of a 12,000 acre ranch. It is a record of the time of day and the exact place where I discovered I had a flat tire. I was very lucky that I carry a mini air compressor and was able to fill it to get me on my way. No one would have found me where I was. However, I did have to stop at the Border Patrol check point and do a refill to get me back to my hotel room in Alpine… And I awoke many flocks of doves as I drove back out of the ranch after sundown, hence the title…

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"Cheese Farm Hay"

“Cheese Farm Hay”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel. This painting has SOLD.

I found these hay rolls when I went to buy some hand made cheese out in the country…

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"2009 Self Portrait"

“2009 Self Portrait”, this is a Small painting, 8″x 6″, oil on canvas panel. $595.00 US

After an uneventful drive back to Texas (I photo-documented it on my Face Book page), I found myself back on the ranch with just oodles of mouse turds all over the house. The nice ladies at my local phone/DSL company put my account on hold when I asked them to turn it off of vacation and on. They got tired of hearing from me after 8 phone calls and just turned on the internet today a week later. I thought it appropriate to do a self portrait for my first Texas piece of the new year. I will be driving to West Texas to paint for the next few days and might not be able to get internet each day. But I will try…

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