Category Archives: An Artist’s Musings

Working On New Ideas…

This past week I’ve been busy working on the details for some exciting new changes to my western stationary. Depending on what details work out in the finished product and how quickly it goes, the new updated note cards may … Continue reading

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A New Board On Pinterest Today

  Howdy folks! I started a new board on Pinterest today that is going to be filled up with gift ideas for western aficionados! I’m starting off with a few of the ideas from my list last Christmas season with … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Johnny Crawford!

Today, 70 years ago, Johnny Crawford was born. Pictured above in my portrait in his most famous role as Mark McCain (son of Lucas McCain on The Rifleman TV show) he won over Americans across the country with his excellent … Continue reading

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Tools of The Trade: My Favorite Pencils~ Faber-Castell

I have many brands of pencils in my arsenal of artist tools. They are an entirely different set than my personal writing tools and are chosen by their ability to be consistent from pencil to pencil, have smooth lead that … Continue reading

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Western Movie Giveaway!

Howdy folks, to all of you who love western films as much as I do: there is a giveaway going on that you need to know about! Hamlett over at The Edge Of The Precipice blog is giving away a … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Musings…Never For Want Of Inspiriation

As an artist I never lack material.  Some folks have trouble finding subjects to create in their medium of art; be it paper, pen, ink, paint, clay, or whatever. For me my struggle is the exact opposite, I have an … Continue reading

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Off To The Art Reproduction Studio!

The new James Drury portrait is off to the art reproduction studio! When the prints are available, you readers of my blog will be first to know about it, so stay tuned! It won’t be much longer!

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A Merry Christmas!

  After a delightful vacation the week of Christmas I’m back to work and rearing to go! For the last while I’ve been working on a pencil portrait of James Drury, star of the western TV show “The Virginian”. I’ve … Continue reading

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What Do You Surround Yourself With?

My pencils have been busy during the past weeks working on a new portrait of one of the silver screen cowboys. There is one thought that, as an artist, I have been pondering: the principle that you become like what … Continue reading

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