Comanche Peak

Elevation 11,400 ft.,oil on canvas, 16×12″, 2018, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger It’s late, late summer and I can still hike the eastern foothills of the Rockies. The weather has bee wonderful, warm and all clear cobalt skies. The grasses that thrive at timberline are yellow ochre and white, the evergreens remainContinue reading “Comanche Peak”

Comanche Trail

Comanche Trail, pastel on board, 12×16″, 2018, copyrighted by Jean Krueger with all rights reserved The late summer air in the alpine landscape is still warm, 60-65 degrees F, although the wind can gust and make it feel cooler. But when I hike I’m in a sleeveless shirt and with pantlegs rolled up, working upContinue reading “Comanche Trail”

Comanche Lake Looking East

Comanche Lake Looking East, watercolor, 2018, copyrighted by Jean Krueger with all rights reserved I hike to go fishing here. This lake has great big cut throat trout. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/884480  

Oregon Grape

Oregon Grape, 2018, watercolor, 9×12″, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger Fine Art Oregon Grape displays the colors of the rainbow as it cycles through the growing season. The phase I’ve painted is what we see in the mid to late summer months here in the Rockies where I’m now staying for awhile. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/877800

CR 140, Westcliffe, Colorado

CR 140, Westcliffe, CO, 2018, Professional watercolors on 140# hot press paper, masked border, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger This view is my drive home in the summertime. Typically, the clouds gather and a bit of rain falls each afternoon. After the shower, everything is a bit greener and the sky isContinue reading “CR 140, Westcliffe, Colorado”

Poppies, Second St. and Edwards Ave., Westcliffe, CO

Poppies, Second St. and Edwards Ave., Westcliffe, CO, 2018, 12×16″, Professional watercolors on 140# hot press watercolor paper, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger This week I’m painting poppies because they’re blooming all over town. They don’t last long and will all be to seed by next week. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/jean-krueger/second-st-and-edwards-ave-westcliffe-co/683848   Red Poppies, 2018, 12×16″, professionalContinue reading “Poppies, Second St. and Edwards Ave., Westcliffe, CO”

Cattle Cutting, A Painted View Ranch, Westcliffe, CO

Cattle Cutting, A Painted View Ranch, Westcliffe, CO, , 2018, professional watercolors on 140# hot press watercolor paper, masked border, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger Each year in Westcliffe, CO, A Painted View Ranch sponsors the Sangre de Cristo Classic Cutting Horse Show. I go and take photos. It’s a great show,Continue reading “Cattle Cutting, A Painted View Ranch, Westcliffe, CO”

Cattle Cutting, Westcliffe, CO

Cattle Cutting, 2015 –Artists’ pigments on 140# CP watercolor paper with machine-laid texture, masked border, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger The painting is about equestrian action and skill, back-lighting and the capture of motion. It was fun to paint. http://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/415574

Paintbrush and Purple Fringe

Paintbrush and Purple Fringe, watercolor, 12×9″, 2018, copyroghted with all rights reserved This painting shows alpine flowers as they start to bloom in the late spring. They are shown in the late afternoon sun as I started back from a day of fishing at Comanche Lake, elevation 11,000+ feet. I caught four large cutthroat troutContinue reading “Paintbrush and Purple Fringe”

Calypso Bulbosa – Fairy Slipper

Calypso Bulbosa, watercolor, 12 x 14″,  2018, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger Fairy Slippers, Calypso bulbosa are orchids, somewhat rare and a delight to find. These flowers were emerging along the Rainbow Trail in southeast Colorado. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/850207