This Land is My Land

This Land is My Land

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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Sedona Land & Sky

12 x 18 - Big Brush and lots of spontaneity and a love for the SW

I most always paint to music and when painting Southwest scenes my favorite music is that of MeadowLark and Jesse Kalu
My wife and I met both of these artists on separate occasions at the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix AZ.

My favorite Meadowlark CD is Legend Of The Land which is described as "visually evocative original compositions that capture the vibrant spirit of the land" I have to say that when painting to this music I can actually feel the land with my brush - it is an amazing experience. Meadowlark is Rick Cyge who is a very talented composer and plays many string instruments and keyboards - his wife Lynn Trombetta is a very talented flutist. Quite a combination!!! 

My favorite CD by Jesse Kalu - Native American is One In Spirit.
Jesse plays Native American bamboo flutes.

Both of these CD's can be purchased on Amazon

12 x 18
"SEDONA LAND & SKY"








Hope you enjoyed your adventure to Sedona AZ

JR      :>)


Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Go West Young Man

12 x 18 - heavy linen paper - Professional Chroma Interactive acrylics - big brushes - alla prima - in a painterly style.  The coast of CA is a painters dream - so much coastline - cliffs etc to be painted!!!

My main objective here was to depict movement and a sequence of bold - bright - sassy color along with texture.







Hope you enjoyed the California coastline

JR      :>)

Autumn Reflections - Cottonwood Trees - Oak Creek Canyon - Sedona AZ

16 x 12 - heavy linen paper - Chroma Interactive acrylics - alla prima - large brush - done in a loose painterly style with gusto & spontaneity






Oak Creek Canyon in Sedona AZ is one of my most favorite places in the Southwest
Hope you enjoyed.

JR      :>)

Monday, August 1, 2016

Life's A Beach

12 x 16 - heavy linen paper - Professional Chroma Interactive acrylics - large brushes - done with gusto and spontaneity






Living on the Gulf of Mexico we have a lot of nice beaches to go to

JR     :>)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

"Coastal Light & Shadow" - 12 x 16 - acid free heavy linen paper - Professional Chroma Interactive acrylics - done in a loose painterly style with gusto & spontaneity.







Hope you enjoyed.

JR      :>)


Thursday, July 21, 2016

More Incoming

12 x 18 - Professional Chroma Interactive acrylics - acid free heavy linen paper - big brush - loose painterly style with texture.






Hope you enjoyed your trip to the Gulf of Mexico

JR       :>)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

High Desert Blooms - Monsoon Magic

During the summer monsoon - if it arrives as it is suppose to - the magic that takes place in the deserts is nothing short of amazing.  EVERYTHING BLOOMS - the colors are amazing it is a sight to be seen.  However this does not happen every year as the Southwest goes through some very frequent "droughts!!"

If you are fortunate to see a desert monsoon blooming - it is a sight you will not forget.

12 x 18 - acid free heavy linen paper - Professional Chroma Interactive acrylics - big brushes - spontaneity and gusto in a loose painterly style.

High Desert Blooms - Monsoon Magic
12 x 18






This is representative of the high desert in Taos NM
Hope you enjoyed your trip.

JR       :>)