Cow painting (available). Minnesota and South Dakota landscape paintings.

Happy Valentines Day! I’m feeling super grateful for my wonderful husband, son, family and friends. This morning I finished Girl Next Door. This is another luxuriously thick painting with a lot of brush strokes and pallet knife marks. I uploaded the detail photo to show the thickness and texture. Click here for more info. The …

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Campanile, Brookings, SDSU. Minnesota and South Dakota landscape paintings.

This is “Campanile on a clear March day” (Can you suggest a better name?). For some reason this painting isn’t photographing well. The trees are very dark and have a lot of red in them, and the snow a cool color. I’ll try again later for a better photo.  That person walking looked to me …

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Cow painting: Cow Clouds (Sold). Minnesota and South Dakota landscape paintings.

Here is a South Dakota scene with cows grazing on a hill and purple hills receding in the background, and a bright blue sky. I wanted the clouds to reflect the cows and landscape’s shapes. The paint is really thick on this painting – I went around and around with the clouds, and ended up …

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cow painting in SD.

Any suggestions for what I should name this painting? I was thinking something about drinking water or farming… I don’t know. It’s 18×24″, and it’s almost  done. I want to finesse the woman – her face especially. Here’s a detail photo of the woman and a few cows behind her. There’s a group on the …

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Cow painting. SOLD. Landscape painting of cows. “Cold Noses”

Cold Noses I really love painting cows, especially in the snow. The most challenging part of this painting was trying to get the shadows and highlights the right values. If you look closely you’ll see some subtle value and temperature shifts in the highlights of these cows. I am planning to paint a large painting …

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