Archives for May 2016
Out in the prairies, as the vibrant green grass begins to replace old grasses, spring awakens and bison calves are born. They play among the sagebrush as the family grazes the new grasses. Spring came early and snow is melting fast in the mountains.
A mountain lion watches the warm daylight break above the mountains.
Descry means to see (something unclear or distant) by looking carefully; discern; to discover; perceive; detect.
His watchful eyes beg the question, Mr. Wolf, what do you see??
A westslope cutthroat trout is one of our commonly caught fish from Montana’s blue ribbon rivers. People travel from all over the world to fish these beautiful rivers. When I was living in Bozeman, every afternoon I would fly fish until the sunset deep behind the mountains.
This is another larger painting and I would consider it my first self-portrait. During the time I painted this I had been having frustrations in the area of relationships and while working through my emotions this painting evolved. What started as a bear sleeping in huckleberry bushes quickly took a life of its own, developing into a very real and raw portrayal of my feelings. This brown bear expresses those feelings through his somber expression and pose against the storming Alaskan skies and sea.