Monthly Archives: March 2009

In Disguise


In Disguise is a commissioned painting. It is 36 x 30, oil on canvas. The Plains Indian warrior wears a Wolf Headdress with eagle feathers. His buffalo robe shows a painting of two warriors in battle.

The buffalo robe had many uses. One of them was for a disguise. When a rider was on horse back covered with the robe he resembled a buffalo when seen from a distance.

The wolf headdress served the same purpose. The headdress was often used by scouts to disguise themselves.

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Red Dawn – American Indian


Red Dawn is oil on canvas, 30 x 40. The Plains Indian Warrior has his face painted black and white, wears a black and white blanket, and carries a shield with a bear on it. He has eagle feathers in his hair. The background is a stormy gray.

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To Dance in the Night – oil painting


To Dance in the Night shows a Pow Wow dancer dressed with eagel feathers, a bone chest plate, a quilled medallion and red beads. His face is painted in black and white. I like the look of the basic black and white painting with the red accents. This painting is available at Mountain Trail gallery Park City

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Forever Brave – oil painting


This little guy is one of my favorite vintage ceramic figures . He’s a little warrior with a tomahawk.

He is standing infront of a wool blanket. Can you tell that I love the color Red?

As I’ve said before, I love painting the different textures. The roughness of the wool, the shiny hardest of the ceramic and the satin reflections on the table all come together to make a nice contrast.

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Posted by on March 18, 2009 in Uncategorized


Horse Nation – oil painting


Horse Nation is oil on canvas, 30″ x 40″. The plains indian warrior stands in front of a painting on buckskin which show riders capturing wild horses. The shield he holds depicts two warriors fighting on horseback. His face is painted in red and blue black. The horse dance stick has red paint and gray horse hair.

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With Wind and Time


With Wind and Time is an oil painting on canvas, 3o” by 40″ . It shows a plains Indian warrior wearing a bone breast plate, red and blue beads and  a black blanket . The painted hand on his face shows that he has ‘counted coup’ or touched an enemy in battle.

This painting can be purchased at Mountain Trails Gallery in Park City UT


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