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Who Dat?

Angus cows… As a graphite pencil artist, there is nothing exciting about black Angus cattle. So to make it look like something more than just a black blob is quite difficult. I think I succeeded in bringing character and life … Continue reading

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Where do I get the ideas to my next drawing?

There are times when I am driving in the country and see a really incredible view. It might be a stream, running crooked around a few oak trees, or perhaps it’s a couple of horses grazing in the rolling green … Continue reading

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Working the Babies

Working the Babies is a drawing that has been in the back of my mind for a long while. Where I was raised, there were several horse and cattle ranches. I would see the cowboys patiently work the baby cattle, gathering … Continue reading

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Riding Flank on a Cattle Drive

As a self-confessed dreamer, I had always hoped to be born when cattle drives on the Chisholm Trail were still an everyday occurence.                                   … Continue reading

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Happy Cows

Here’s a drawing I completed recently. It’s titled Happy Canyon Cows.  The reason for its’ title is based upon the fact that I took a photo of them while driving down Happy Canyon Rd in Santa Ynez, CA.  The lighting … Continue reading

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Crossing Cuyama River

Moving the cattle across Cuyama River during the winter. A cowboy’s work is not always fun, but the animals still need to be moved.

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