Tag: Warrior

With Troubled Spirit by K Henderson

With Troubled Spirit, 24 x 30, oil on canvas This Plains Indian has his face painted white with black Stripes. He wears eagle feathers in his hair and a beaded bag around his neck Inquire See more of my Western Art and American Indian paintings on My Blog  http://khendersonart2.blogspot.com/

Sioux Moccasins by K Henderson

Sioux Moccasins, 9 x 12, oil on canvas I love painting moccasins. These beauties are decorated with beads, quills, metal cones and horse hair Inquire See more of my Western Art and American Indian paintings on My Blog http://khendersonart2.blogspot.com/

We Pray for Rain by K Henderson

We Pray for Rain, 36 x 36, oil on canvas This Plains Indian carries a shield painted with Thunderbirds. These supernatural creatures are said to control rainfall. Eagle feathers are worn in the hair of this American Indian. His face is painted white and red, he wears a Trade Blanket and a beaded shirt. Available…

Crow Medicine by K Henderson

Crow Medicine, oil on board, 10 x 8,  © K Henderson The use of animals parts was a way to connect man with the the Spirit World. Using the talon of a hawk or eagle was a prayer to give the warrior the ability to strike his enemy as successfully as the bird strikes it's…

Destiny by K. Henderson

Destiny, 36 x 30, oil on linen This Plains Indian is wearing a scarf slide made of German Silver.  When fur traders first made contact with  American Indians they traded small items in exchange for furs. Silver objects were one of the items that were popular Eventually, items were made expressly for the purpose of…

Signs of Courage by K Henderson

Signs of Courage, 48 x 24, oil on linen This Plains Indian wears a eagle feather Headdress with ermine tails and beads. His face is painted with a Coup Mark His buck skin shirt is painted with stars and embellished with quills and feathers. See more of my Western Art and American Indian paintings on…

Golden Eagle by K Henderson

Golden Eagle is 40" x 30", oil on linen This painting is a continuation of my 'Top Hat" series. In the 1880's The Powers That Be in the United States Government would invite American Indian leaders to Washington. There they were given gifts such as clothing, flags, hats etc. The recipient would then use these…

Signs of Courage by K. Henderson

Signs of Courage, 48 x 24, oil on linen This Plains Indian wears a eagle feather Headdress with ermine tails and beads. His face is painted with a Coup Mark His buck skin shirt is painted with stars and embellished with quills and feathers. See more of my Western Art and American Indian paintings on…

Unforgiven by K Henderson

Unforgiven,20 x 30, oil on linen This  Plains Indian wears eagle feathers wrapped with trade cloth. His face is painted white, red  and  blue/black. See more of my American Indian and Western paintings on My Blog http://khendersonart2.blogspot.com

SOLD! at the Hubbard Museum of the American West

Dreams by Night, 36 x 36, oil on linen Dreams by Night has been sold at The Hubbard Museum  Celebracion del Arte . The Museum is located in  Ruidoso Downs, NM The show will continue until Sept 9.  See more of my American Indian Paintings on My Website www.khenderson.com

Longing of the Soul by K Henderson

Longing of the Soul, 20 x 30, oil on linen This oil painting portrait of an American Indian depicts a Plains Indian with his face painted Red, White and Blue. He wears eagle feathers in his hair. In earlier times the US Government gave the flag to American Indians as a sign of peace. The…