Available Originals

This list displays my original watercolors that are available for purchase. Click a letter to jump to a list of titles starting with that letter. Click on the title or image to see more information, or click on an available product to see purchase options.

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This Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio Glaucus) is trying to get some salt and minerals from the nose of our Bull but the Bull will probably shake his head. Tiger Swallowtails only live a few weeks as adults and survive mainly on sugar, minerals and salt and are somehow able to sense good supplies like a Bull's big wet nose.

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Sam's Barbecue is at 2000 East 12th street in Austin. It has been in business since the 1940's and the current owner purchased it in 1978. Blues Ledgend Stevie Ray Vaughn and Governor Ann Richards were regulars there. Sam's is the only Barbecue joint that I know of that stays open late at night.

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Painting size 12" x 20", Frame size 22" x 30" Price $1450. The Sands Motel and Restaurant is in Van Horn, Texas at 805 East Broadway Boulevard and appears to be doing well. There are lots of Sands Motels around Texas but I liked this one more than the others that I've seen. The Sands Motel is on the Historic Bankhead Highway!

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This could be anyplace in Texas in the Summer! I photographed these two men 25 years ago at the Luling outdoor market and thought they would make a nice Painting but I let the years slip by. I used the man on the left as an accent in my painting "Hannibal, Texas" in 1994. This last June I showed my work at the Luling Watermelon Thump and after being surrounded by Watermelons for three days, I came home and dug out the Photographs and this is the result!

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This title is the result of my 2004 annual contest to name one of my paintings and was won by Charles Smith of Big Spring Texas. I found this tree at Round Top, Texas and was fascinated by the Shadows Dancing under it. and added the Deer and made up the background!

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This is a Famous rest stop on the Historic Bankhead that was built before Interstate 10. The north access to IH 10 is the original Bankhead Highway The Mountain in the background is Sierra Blanca, the namesake for the nearby West Texas Town. I rearranged things a little to better show this landmark.

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This title is from my annual contest to name one of my prints. The setting for this painting is the Texas Panhandle; but it could be any other flat spot in Texas, and the reason they call it big sky country is pretty obvious. My main reason for painting this was the dust trail behind the pickup, a sure fire way to know someone's headed your way!

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I painted this from memory at the Texas Crab Festival in Crystal Beach.

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Painting Size 10" x 6", Frame Size 19" x 15", Price $360. I painted this from memory at my One Man Show at Mall of Abilene while folks watched.

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I painted this from memory at one of my shows.

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Painting Size 6" x 10", Frame Size 14" x 18", Price $360 I painted this from memory in public at Fredericksburg Trade Days.

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I painted this from memory in public at Fredericksburg Trade Days.

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I painted this from memory at one of my shows

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I painted this from memory at one of my shows.

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I painted this from memory at one of my shows!

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The South Austin Central Fire Station is located at 1705 South Congress Avenue an opened in 1932. This Station is typical of the Era's style of designing the station to blend with the style of the Neighborhood.

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NAME THIS PAINTING WINNING TITLE! "SPIRIT OF TEXAS" Congratulations to Leslie Petty of Cranfils Gap, Texas for her winning title! She will recieve a Framed Artist Proof of the Painting as her prize! We will have another Name the Painting contest in 2015! I got this idea from a windmill tank near Hamilton, Texas. I used a different windmill and tank than the one near Hamilton. That's a Mockingbird in the sky to the right of the windmill. I thought Prickly pear cactus and Bluebonnetts were appropriate.

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I was out feeding my cattle one splendid morning and looked to the east to see this marvelous sunrise. I wanted to feature the sunrise so I simplified the landscape that what was really there.

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This title is the result of my annual contest to name one of my Paintings. This Victorian house is in Waxahachie, Texas and I painted it previously in the background in my painting, Morning Splendor. I've wanted to do a larger painting of the house for some time and finally came up with this idea!

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These are our Longhorn Steers having a little breakfast and that's our house in the background. We have a "Round Bale" of hay out for them at all times and if they take a few weeks to eat it all, we know that they have plenty of grass. If they eat the bale in two or three days, we know our pasture is in trouble!

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