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I Ride an Old Paint

I Ride an Old Paint, 18 x 24, oil on canvas

The title of this painting comes from the song written by Woody Guthrie.

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Posted by on July 31, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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I’ve just Got to be a Cowgirl by K Henderson

I’ve just Got to be a Cowgirl, 20 x 16, oil on canvas

Cowgirls! This painting has cowgirls, a cowboy and a horse (ok, its a mule) . What more could you want in a western painting?

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Posted by on July 30, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Indian Artifacts

Indian Artifacts, 16 x 20 oil on canvas

The subject of this painting is figurines you may have found in the “Olden Days”: a plastic Indian, a Chalk figure like you could win at the Fair, a tin horse with a Brave on his back and a ceramic American Indian salt and pepper set.

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Posted by on July 29, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Ready to Ride by K Henderson

Ready to Ride, 18 x 24, oil on canvas

 

For you horse lovers I’m offering this equestrian painting

This horse is saddled up and ready to hit the trail. The dog awaits his master. It looks like a great day to head towards the mountains

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Posted by on July 28, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Before I Sleep

 

Before I Sleep, oil on canvas, 20 x 16

This Cowboy depicts a character from the Wild West around the 1880’s. He wears typical clothing from that period: Hat, vest, leather cuffs, scarf, and striped pants. The outfit is completed with a beaded knife sheath, pocket watch, holster and guns and leather chaps.

 
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Posted by on July 27, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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The Truth of the Spirit

The Truth of the Spirit, 18 x 18, oil on canvas
This Plains Indian wears a feathered headdress. His face is painted white.

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Posted by on July 26, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Hano Clown – American Indian

Hano Clown is oil on canvas, 20 x 30.

The Hano Clown, also known as a koshari, wears a black and white head dress with horns made of sheepskin. The horns are stuffed with grass and have cornhusk tassels at the tips. Tufts of cornhusks are also worn at the ears.

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Posted by on July 25, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Redwing – American indian Still life


Redwing is 30 x 24, oil on canvas.

This painting shows a mixture of old and newer icons of the American Indian. There is pottery, corn, beads, blanket, a kachina as well as a turn of the century piece of sheet music “Redwing”.

This painting was awarded second place at the Hubbard Museum’s Biennale Grande in Ruidoso, NM.

My favorite bit in this painting is the transparent tape holding the sheet music to the wall

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Posted by on July 24, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Bear Shield Talisman – Oil painting

Bear Shield Talisman is oil on canvas, 12″ x 9″.

The PlainsIndians would have personal talismans that they could wear as hair ornaments, clothing adornments or hang from their shields, horses, doorways etc.
This painting shows a beaded crystal attached to a shield painted with an image of a bear.

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Posted by on July 23, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Kachina by K Henderson

Kachina, 10 x 8, oil on board

On a rare occasion I stray from the Plains Indian culture that I grew up around and depict people and objects form other tribes.

I am told this Maiden Kachina  is associated with the Bean Planting Festival .

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Posted by on July 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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