Birds and Cows

This is another one of the cows from the scene I have been painting recently. I wanted to capture the beautiful shadows across her spots. Spotted Cow Resting, 8×10″, oil on canvas. And this seagull I think has so much character! Seagull in Wind, 11″x14″, oil on panel. And finally, here is a farm that …

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Romantic Commission

This painting was commissioned for one of my collectors by her loving husband as an anniversary gift. The collectors are delightful people, I love the concept, and the painting process was really interesting. The collector’s concept was to paint two draft horses, pulling together, possibly with a path behind them showing their journey. A local …

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Baby Smell: New horse painting by Jessie Rasche

11×14″, oil on panel, available I tried to paint this sweet scene with horses honestly, without romanticizing it… I’m working through some ideas about compositions that support the focal point, and using color a little specifically to show depth. What do you think?

Monochromatic Paintings

In Silence, 11×14, oil on panel We had so many different types of snowy weather over the winter. On the day I captured the references for the painting above, there was a little bit of snow in the air, making the landscape fade as it receded. I thought these cows looked so beautiful out in …

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Clarity, paint supplies

In Progress – Nebraska Cows, 40×40, oil. Last weekend I had a whirlwind trip to Topeka, KS for an art opening. Because of the recent snow melt & flooding, there were a few detours, the most beautiful of which was in rural Nebraska. On the way back I made sure to take the same side …

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