Tag: Artist

Artist’s Studio 11"x11" oil

I started this one plein air and finally finished it in the studio, after making some changes.  I find I really enjoy just letting a painting tell me what to do.  If something isn’t working, change it or eliminate it.  This really gives me a feeling of creative freedom.  When I look at this I…

Buck in the Snow

From Cell Phone PhotoCommissioned Buck in the Snowoil on canvas, 201416×20 https://www.etsy.com/listing/194451840/dog-portrait-custom-painting-original?ref=shop_home_active_23

It's Because I SEE Things Differently

From the current Art in Shambles exhibit in Richmond, Va.Most of the new works are collaborative with Phillip Bowles, but this is one of my new solo pieces.From pencil sketch to ink tracing, I then scanned the line art and colored it in Photoshop.This was printed as a full scale poster for the show. 

Summerfall by K. Henderson

Summerfall, 36" x 30", oil on canvas Summerfall is another of my contemporary realism oil paintings featuring my vintage toys and ceramics. The main figure is the Indian Princess marionette, Winterspring Summerfall, from the Howdy Doody television show. Also included is a vintage scarf, a chalk figure (the kind you used to be able to…

First Time 10"x12" oil

My good friend from high school, Karen Thomas, graciously gave me permission to paint from  a photo of her grandkids.  I lived down the street from Karen for a few years when we were younger and we remained friends throughout high school.  Karen has one of those lovely stories about marrying her high school sweetheart…

Why We Live Here

8"x10" oil I am selling this painting with all proceeds going to help a young man (former elementary student of mine) finance a trip to Haiti to help build an orphanage.  It is $225 plus $10 shipping and I am selling it framed.  The painting was inspired by a painting I saw of Italy, but…