Beadhead Bugger – Wet Fly

This is a popular fly pattern, designed to travel below the surface of the water after it has been cast. I don’t use a fly rod but a casting rod, instead. If I were to use this lure, I would attach a clear casting bubble stopped by a sinker ahead of about two feet ofContinue reading “Beadhead Bugger – Wet Fly”

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

Off Ramp – Winter Hearts

It snowed all day and at high noon the sky is leaden and icy. Hearts huddle on the power lines to stay warm. They hear the traffic signals switch and see the cars flow beneath them. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1023184

Migrating Hearts and Hearts Fly North

Hearts travel together while migrating, safety in numbers, ya know. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1022618 Hearts fly high and in a Vee as they wing northward to the warm summer waters. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1022619 Paints are 4×6″ watercolor on 140# HP watercolor paper, 2019, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger.