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Category Archives: cow pastels

Last Dollar Road Mother and Son

This painting is 16X20. It pictures a cow and calf I found along Last Dollar road which is my favorite area to picture and paint cows.

White Faced Bull

I love this bull and picture and paint him every year. He lives right between Ridgway and Ouray. This is a 20X16 pastel

Cowboy and the Cow 16"X20"

Cowboy and the Cow 16"X20"

Cattle drive II Study II

Cattle Drive II Study I

Cattle Drive II Study I

Cattle Drive 2
Cattle Drive II

Mini White Face II

Mini White Face I

Mini New Calf II

Mini New Calf I

Mini My Favorite Bull Rev A

Mini Farm Road Cow I

Lincoln Park Cow


I have tried to find a milk cow face that I like. Finally, when I found a cow I liked it was at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo. The painting is 12X12

Farm Road Face II

 This painting is  5X7 and I did it quickly and as an experiment

Farm Road Face I

This cow has been the subject of several of my paintings. I  love her face. This picture is 16X20 

A Favorite Bull II
A Favorite Bull II

There are four types of bulls in the Ridgway area. This Hereford is pastured near the main road and I love his strength. The painting is 16X20

The Good Cow VII

This is the seventh time I have painted this cow. She is a personal favorite, but people who buy my work like her, too. This picture is 9×12

Summer Black Cows II

I found this cow on Last Dollar Road. My favorite drive. I have been working hard on black cows. I love the suttle colors in their hide. This picture is 12×16.

Mother and Son II

This is the second time I have paint this Momma. I gave my grandson Chente the first one because he like it so much. This picture is 9×12.

A Favorite Bull V

I have painted this bull a lot! One of my favorites is a picture of him in the winter. This picture is 12×16

My Bull IV

I love this Black bull. He is the most powerfull looking animal in the area. This picture is 12×12. I am not sure this one is finished

Ridgway Herefords IV

This is a continuation of my new Hereford series in which I focus on their faces. This painting is 12×16

Ridgway Herefords V

Another Hereford in the series. This painting is 12×16

Last Dollar Road Brown Cows III

Mother and calf along the road late in the day. I loved the picture. This painting is11x14

Last Dollar Road Brown Cows

I found this group of cows at mid day and loved the picture. The painting is 10×12

Ridgway Bull II

There were  4 bulls in a field near our place and I painted several pictures. This guy was great. The painting is 10×12

Ridgway Bulls

The black bulls had a meeting one day and this was the picture I got of that meeting. Black bulls always seem the most powerful. This painting is 10×12

Ridgway calf III

I found a herd of Herefords by the road one day and this is one of the calves. This painting is 5×7   SOLD

Ridgway Hereford I

This is the first in my Hereford series. In each I was going for the cows expression. This painting is 8×10.

Ridgway Hereford II

This is the second in my Heredord series. This painting is 12×16.

Ridgway Hereford III

This is the third Hereford and the toughest looking cow. It is a girl. The painting is 12×16.

Ridgway Long Horn II

There is a whole herd or longhorns near our place in Colorado and I paint a few each year. This painting is 11×14

Summer Black Cows

I love to find the cows in a natural setting, usually on BLM land or in the national forest. That’s where I found these two. The painting is 12×16

The Good Cow VI

I love to paint this cow. Last year she had twins. This is my 6th painting of here. This painting is 5×7  SOLD

True Love

This caught my attention because this bull was being so nice to this cow. This painting is 10×12

My Uncle Everet

This picture is 16×20.This is a picture of my Uncle Everet from a 1950’s photo. I rode these horses to find the cows on his farm

Owl Creek Cows I

This is 9×12. I found these cows on government land above 10,000 feet and love the lighting on them

Owl Creek Cows II

This painting is 16×20. I painted a second picture to add in more cows. I loved this setting

Bruce's Bulls

This is 12×16. It is a picture of a friends grandfather’s bulls. The pictures were taken in the 1950’s I used this as my summer warmup painting

Raw Hide Long Horns

This painting is 12×16. I watched the old “Raw Hide” TV shows this summer and wanted to do a painting. The scene is disappointment Valley which is in Southwest Colorado. The cows are from a herd near Ridgway, Colorado

Ridgway calve II

This painting is 12×16. I enteedr this in the summer show. I found 4 of these calves and made several paintings. My grandson wants this one for his room

Ridgway Long Horns I

This painting is 12×16. I like to do the long horns that live near Ridgway, Co. They are all different and are strong animals

The Good Cow IV

This is just a 5×7. This is my favorite cow. She always has her calf late.She has a great face that I love to paint.

The Good Cow V

This painting is 12×16. I entered this picture in the summer show. As I stated before I love to watch and paint this cow. She lives near Ridgway, Co.

Ridgway Cow IV

This painting is 8×10. I love black cows because they are strong looking. The bulls are particularly strong looking. I find it hard to capture this strength, so this was a small piece done to work on my skills.

Ridgway Cow I

This is 12×16. Cows faces are popular so I was again working on my skills with this piece