Cactus Detail

Cactus Detail, pastel on board, 6×8″, 2018, by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved The Desert Botanical Garden is beginning it’s spring bloom. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/820567

Brook Trout – Salvelinus fontinalis

Brook Trout – Salvelinus fontinalis, watercolor on paper, 12×9″, 2018, by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved Brook Trout or Brookies or Salvelinus fontinalis are the ubiquitous American fish. They are native to this continent and thrive where water is cold and fast or cold and deep. They’re a favorite fish for the USContinue reading “Brook Trout – Salvelinus fontinalis”

Brick Church Road

Brick Church Road, Troy, NY, watercolor, 6×8″, 2018, by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved This is a roadside scene that caught my eye on the way to my storage unit in East Brunswick, NY.​ The ultramarine sky amplified the golden fields in late winter afternoon sun. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/820467

Stimulator

Stimulator, watercolor, 9×12″, by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved, 2018 ‘Stimulator’ is a classic trout fly pattern. It uses elk hair, wire and colored fiber.I’ve painted this example at a scale of 7 to1.Orivis describes is as an ‘attractor dry fly’ which sits up high on the surface of the water when it’s cast. It canContinue reading “Stimulator”

Spider – Trout Fly

Spider – Trout Fly,  watercolor, 9×12″, 2018 by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved Spider – Trout Fly is a wet fly which is weighted by its beaded head and sinks after being cast. It is a classic pattern and is painted at a scale of 5 to 1. Ted Krueger is the tier.Continue reading “Spider – Trout Fly”

Fontinalis

Fontinalis, watercolor, 9×12″, 2018 by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved This is named after the scientific mane for ‘Brook Trout’, It’s a wet fly and is shown at 6 times its actual size. Tied and designed byTed Kruger, Troy, NY. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/807558

Blood Sausage – Trout Fly

Blood Sausage, Wet Trout Fly, watercolor, 9×12″, 2018 by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved Blood Sausage is a trout fly, medium in size. Iridescent, transparent film is rolled around the 3/4″ hook secured with golden pheasant feathers by wrapped wire. Ted Krueger designs and ties it in Troy, NY. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/807041

Blacknose Shiner – Trout Fly

Blacknose Shiner – Trout Fly, watercolor, 9×12″, 2018 by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved This is nominally a trout fly. Due to its large size, 2 1/4″, it is also handy for landlocked salmon and warm water fishing. Its weighted head makes it a wet fly. It can be fished with both a fly rod orContinue reading “Blacknose Shiner – Trout Fly”

Finn Minnow – Trout Fly

Finn Minnow -Trout Fly, watercolor,  9X12″, 2017 by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved Finn Minnow is a wet fly used to lure trout. It’s length is 1.25 inches, rather large as trout flies go. It’s designed and Tied by Ted Krueger. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/806439  

Trout Fly

Soft Hackle Trout Fly, watercolor, 9X12″, 2018 by jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved This fly is a go-getter, always attracts hits. Ted Krueger designes and ties them. Counting the days til trout season’s open. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/806030

Brussell Sprouts with Grape Tomatoes

Brussell Sprouts With Grape Tomatoes, Soft Pastel on Board, 20X16″, 2017, by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved This painting glorifies stacked  roundness. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/805265

Sugar Pine Cone

Sugar Pine Cone, Watercolor, 16X12″, 2017 by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved Sugar Pine Cone, Watercolor, 16X12″, 2017 by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved These cones are magnificent, a joy to paint. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/804029 https://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/jean-krueger/sugar-pine-cone/639858

Exuberant, Inverted and Dangled Ponderosa Cones

Exuberant Ponderosa Cone, 6×6″, wattercolor on board, Jean Krueger, 2017, Copyrighted with all rights reserved. This pine cone is happy to be alive. http://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/779940   Inverted Ponderosa Cone, 6×6″ on paper, Jean Krueger, 2017, Copyrighted with all rights reserved Ponderosa pine cone standing on its head.  http://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/779585 Dangled Ponderosa Cone, 6×6″ on board, Jean Krueger,Continue reading “Exuberant, Inverted and Dangled Ponderosa Cones”

Ponderosa Cone and Red Green Ponderosa Cone

Ponderosa Cone, Watercolor, 6×6″, Jean Krueger, 2017,  with all rights reserved Pine cones are tactile as well as visual delights. The spiraling scales of this female cone hide the seeds close to the core. Female cones and male cones grow an the same tree, convenient for them, eh? Red Green Ponderosa Cone, Watercolor, 6×6″, Jean Krueger,Continue reading “Ponderosa Cone and Red Green Ponderosa Cone”

Wishing Star

Wishing Star, watercolor on paper, 6×6″, 2017, Copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger Dark Star twinkling on the desert​ floor, slowly expanding to fill its place in the universe. Professional pigments on 140# CP watercolor paper, masked birder. Signed, dated and titled in back. http://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/778180  

Perfect Cactus

Perfect Cactus, Hard and Soft Pastel, 6×6″, 2017, Jean Krueger Fine Art, copyrighted with all rights reserved I’ve been painting larger paintings for the last several weeks. Im going to paint a short series of smaller works for a few days. This cactus lives at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, AZ. I would liveContinue reading “Perfect Cactus”

Violet Prickly Pear

Violet Prickly Pear, 2017, Soft and Hard Pastel,20×16″, Jean Krueger Fine Art, copyrighted with all rights reserved This plant is too pretty not to paint. It is backlit with the late afternoon sun, painted from a photo taken at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, AZ. http://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/775710 Detail, Violet Prickly Pear Detail, Violet Prickly PearContinue reading “Violet Prickly Pear”

Symmetrical Asymmetry – Cactus

Symmetrical Asymmetry – Cactus, Pastel on Board, 16×20″, 2017,  by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved. This plant grows in a traffic median close to where I stay. I’ve been watching it over the years and it’s grown large and gnarly. I don’t know the name of the species but continue to search for it.Continue reading “Symmetrical Asymmetry – Cactus”