Victor Mines

Victor, Colorado, is the site of many mines, operational and abandoned. For those mines which no longer operate, the architecture that supported them still towers throughout the town’s landscape, a built presence that defines what Victor is, a place locked the memory of a different era and lifestyle It’s eerie, sort of magnificent and veryContinue reading “Victor Mines”

Butter and Eggs – Linaria vulgaris

Victor alla Prima, sold. Butter and Eggs was painted on site in Victor, CO. It’s a snap-drangonish perennial that stands 18-24″ and seems to love poor soil. It is delicat and detailed. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/jean-krueger/butter-and-eggs/778422

Brush Creek Fence

Looking north in the late afternoon sun the fence posts march into the autumn pasture bleached by summer sun now departed. This is painted using three colors, alizarin crimson , yellow ochre and ultramarine. These pigments are then mixed to create the other colors of the painting. John Singer Sargent, American painter, used this colorContinue reading “Brush Creek Fence”

Backyard Looking West

​Our cabin is backstopped by the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. I have to look up at a really steep angle to see the sky. When I look straight out from the front porch all I see in ascending earth covered with trees and brush….pretty nice. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1001961