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Just a Tiny Songbird

Just a Tiny Songbird Taking artistic license with this little painting. Lots of color, shapes and contrast make for a bit of fun. One more to add to my card collection. Enjoy! .

The King Bird

Eastern  Kingbird Another of my songbird collection. Perfect for cards, to send to that special friend. Find more in the Perpetual Wanderer. Common to North Texas, the Eastern Kingbird frequents...

The Eastern Phoebe

The Eastern Phoebe I am always amazed at the courage of this little bird; I suppose their bravery is why I have so many pictures of this member of the flycatcher family. Their big eyes and pudgy...

Fluid Motion

Fluid Motion A joy to watch, the fluidity of motion is synonymous of the breed. The wild main and forelock only add to the sense of wonder these animals command when they are performing. They...

Black Wolf

Black Wolf The wolf is one of the most iconic animals in North America. The stories, myths and legends have been passed down for generations. They are elusive as well as very capable predators. In...
The King Bird

The King Bird

Eastern  Kingbird Another of my songbird collection. Perfect for cards, to send to that special friend. Find more in the Perpetual Wanderer. Common...

Fluid Motion

Fluid Motion

Fluid Motion A joy to watch, the fluidity of motion is synonymous of the breed. The wild main and forelock only add to the sense of wonder these...

Black Wolf

Black Wolf

Black Wolf The wolf is one of the most iconic animals in North America. The stories, myths and legends have been passed down for generations. They are elusive as well as very capable predators. In reality your chance of actually coming face to face with this beautiful animal is very slim. I have...

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Eagle

Eagle

Eagle The Eagle is one of the most recognizable birds of prey in the world. The subject of legends since man has roamed the earth. The symbol of Democracy recognized the world over.  He flies’ higher, sees farther and captures the attention of all who have to good fortune to witness the Bald...

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The Rough Stock Pen

The Rough Stock Pen

The Rough Stock Pen Brighten your day with an impressionistic style digital oil painting of a group of very colorful horses. Referenced by a photograph I took in  Pueblo, Colorado at the Pike Peak Rodeo during a rodeo trip with my son. Pike's Peak is one of my favorite Rodeos, the Volds certainly...

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Calving Time

Calving Time

Calving Time Calving time comes once a year. Signaling a new beginning. Long nights with little sleep, concern for the mamas and their newborns is the order of the season. Calves in the kitchen by the fire box, bottle feeding, looking after that cranky mamma cow who needs medical attention,...

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The Wolf

The Wolf

The Wolf All the time I spent in the high country of Southern Alberta I never got to actually see a wolf. Oh they were there and when we were following wild horses they would follow us. Tracks everywhere but no I never got to see one up close. I find them facinating and of course beautiful. Today...

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A Mother’s Love

A Mother’s Love

A Mother's Love There is a certain peace that overcomes me when I chance to see a mother with her newborn foal. So many questions come to mind, how tall are you going to be, will you be atheletic, will you have a sensible mind and a good attitude. It seems like an eternity waiting for a foal to...

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Learning to Swim

Learning to Swim

Learning To Swim The Salt River wild horses spend a great deal of time in the river. This mare is teaching her colt ways of the river and the best way to navigate the water. This painting was referenced  with permission by Gary Odell an photographer who spends a great deal of time with theses...

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Red Painted Horse

Red Painted Horse

 Red Painted Horse Who doesn't like a bit of color? Paint horses come in a multitude of patterns and colors and you never know just what you are going to get. I have never raised paint horses but I can imagine the anticipation of the birth of a new foal is extra exciting when you are hoping for a...

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Charolais Girls

Charolais Girls

The Charolais Girls  Copyright C. Kelts 2019 Curious by nature cows can brighten your day if you give them a chance to. This pastel oil, referenced by a photograpy I took as I was passing a ranch in North Texas close to the Red River. As soon as I stopped they came over for a visit that turned...

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Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren Measured in ounces, no neck to speak of, a body shaped like a walnut and a tail that stands at attention a good deal of the time. One of the most common wrens know for it's distinctive vocalizations. This little bird is a fighter that I affectionately call the neighborhood terrorist....

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Winter Jay

Winter Jay

Winter Jay Jay's of all types are cheekey, aggressive, colorful and territorial. They have no problem pecking birds of prey three times their size. Hogging the bird feeder is an art they have perfected. Oh and lets not forget their vocabulary it's as large as it is loud. I have several that hang...

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