​​​​"Never Trust A Man Named Shifty"

12"x 16"    Graphite   $1200   USD

I found this fellow in a stack of old photos from the 1930's.  He just had a distrustful look about him.  So I added a knife under his hand and "Shifty" was born...

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MORE COMING SOON...

​"Hold Him Still"

​17"x 23"   Graphite   $1600   USD

​A trio of West Texas cowboys plying their trade in the 1930's.  This piece was selected for the 2019 Bosque Art Classic by Cowboy Artists of America artist Oreland Joe Jr., this years judge...


"The Sentinel"

9"x 12"   Graphite   $350   USD

​This little fellow was on duty at the main gate to a ranch.  He was keeping watch on things from the cedar post archway above the gate...


"Portal Through Time"

​10.5"x 15"   Graphite   $600   USD

​This is another photo by Marian Kalka.  The difficult thing for me was to give the floor that reflective look it gets from years of feet and shoes burnishing it to a shine.


"My Ride's Coming"

12"x 16"   Graphite   $1100   USD

I was at a Barrel Racing workshop when I saw this young lady taking a break in the shadows.  I was fascinated by the shine reflecting off the fencing and her silhouette in the opening to the outside of the arena...


"Close Friend"

16"x 22"  Graphite   $1500   USD

I took a series of photographs of this paint horse on a hot Summer day.  She almost seemed to be posing for me.  I was changing the batteries in the camera when I realized she was coming towards the fence.  She got just about as close as she could and I took the photo in which this piece was drawn from...


"The Barrel Whisperer"

12.5"x  15.5"   Graphite   $1200   USD

This horse just seemed to be communicating with these barrels.  The thought that he might be telling them how to act while he was racing popped in my mind...

"Sunbathing"

11"x 15"  Graphite   $700  USD

Another piece where I thought the flower would be better represented by a dark background.  This is a typical version of a Texas Sunflower.  These are seen all over the state, but are especially numerous in the Central Texas area from the Hill Country to the Oklahoma border and beyond...