While in Arizona I try to hike every day. The temperature is still below 70 degrees F. during the day, perfect for walking. I walk in one of the Maricopa County Regional Parks, a wild and varied landscape with lots of rocks, animals and plants. I’m always looking for my next painting when I’m there.
Buck the Cat is ever vigilant…he thinks he sees something.
Autumn is upon Valley Forge. The stone barn shown here was built and added to in the 19th c. It has the remnants of a Palladian window in the wall below the ridge, dating it to the Federalist era of architecture.
Small Mouth Bass are found in waters of the US, north to south East to west. The fish shown here was caught in the Adirondack Park in New York. It’s a little unusual in that it was a yellow ocher color. Most are in the green grey range. Perhaps the anomaly can be explained byContinue reading “Small Mouth Bass”
Birdseye view of Buck the Cat eyeing the bird.
This fish is found in the New York Adirondacks as well as a lot of other waters throughout the US. The one I painted is represented full size although it’s a small example. Ted caught it, I took its picture and then he returned to the cold water to swim again, hopefully a wiser fishContinue reading “Chain Pickerel”
Buck the step-cat. Meow.
Buck the Cat at the Crossroads. Meow.
This abstract forest looks a lot like Colorado to me, but you be the judge.
Marble Canyon is a dusty, hot and out of the way spot where colors of the earth and sky are vivid. The Colorado River is winding it’s way southwest to the Grand Canyon. The United States’ largest birds, California Condors, nest on the canyon ledges, float on the thermals and fish the waters far below.Continue reading
The sky catches fire in Arizona.
Dusk light. Bear right To car park. Almost dark. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1149205
Nature and realism as abstraction…go figure. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/jean-krueger/agave-arizona/853595
Buck the Cat contemplates his navel…of course, cats have navels.
Golden Shiners are a minnow-ish fish, living in the same places as trout and bass. They’re related to carp, I think, thus think goldfish…but different. Think Inktober. #inktober
Carpenter bees are a large insects. They eat wonderfully round holes in wood.
The Start of Autumn in Upstate New York.
Hunting season. Meow.