Horse paintings (available) Minnesota and South Dakota landscape paintings.

I’ve been working on this painting for a couple weeks, and took progression photos. The block-in phase is one of my favorites, maybe because it’s full of so much possibility. I really like how this one came out. The differences at the end are subtle – the shadow colors, the grasses and edges and horse …

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Farm and pasture painting. Minnesota and South Dakota landscape paintings.

I changed up the tree and greenery in the foreground quite a bit. Here’s the latest version of this painting. So much more pallet knife work… and paint! I feel like it’s more interesting, but also stands out from the rest of the painting more. What do you think? Latest iteration: Previous version: Call or …

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Large farm and prairie painting on canvas. Minnesota and South Dakota landscape paintings.

Click here to see larger image and more info. A few added yellow and orange pallet knife marks in the grass,┬áso that the angular pallet knife marks in the wild trees in the background are echoed in the foreground, and this painting is complete. I was overwhelmed by the response to this painting, with over …

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Farm Rainbow (AVAILABLE). Minnesota and South Dakota landscape paintings.

The working title of this painting was “50 shades of red” but I wasn’t sure how well that would go over… This is a beautiful farm that we pass every time we drive back to Brookings from Sioux Falls. After many photos of this farm I finally got some usable source pictures. The cows were …

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Cows! Dinner with Friends (SOLD) Minnesota and South Dakota landscape cow paintings.

I’ve been working like crazy getting ready for my solo show (Brookings Arts Council, later this month). Here’s one of my new pieces. It’s very atmospheric. I’ve been doing landscapes on gallery-wrapped canvas, and that’s nice to work with. 16×20″, oil. Please let me know what you think. I’ve got a bunch of new paintings …

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