Deep in canyons



8" x 10" pastel

on archival paper

©Lindy Cook Severns

custom, conservation framed*

under UV protective museum acrylic


Daybreak bathed the red rock formations of Caprock Canyons in deep shadows as we revisited a favorite place for the first time in over a decade.

We hiked these wild Texas canyons so often back in younger days, they remain dear old friends.

As I painted, I imagined standing on this bluff a couple hundred years ago, hearing the same silence these canyons hold today.

This is a small pastel packed with color and detail.

* framed outer dimensions:

13" x 15" x 1"  


Fort Davis, Texas

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Big Bend Artist

Old Spanish Trail Studio

Big Bend Artist Lindy Cook Severns, a seventh generation Texan,  paints real places in the wild American west, the high desert ranch lands of Far West Texas and Big Bend country.  Lindy's paintings hang in most every state in the USA, and in collections in England, Australia, Germany and Canada.  The pastel landscape artist | oil painter is among 35 artists selected for inclusion in the definitive book TEXAS TRADITIONS, CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS OF THE LONE STAR STATE, Michael Duty and Susan Hallsten McGarry, 2010.

Featured in the national 2016 PBS documentary WESTERN PERSPECTIVE, the southwest landscape painter lives on a working ranch in the Davis Mountains near Ft Davis and Marfa with husband Jim, a stubbornly affectionate rescued terrier and a cranky African Grey parrot who passionately loves art.  Her studio sits across the road from Old Spanish Trail Gallery and Museum, where Lindy is the Artist-In-Residence.

Lindy Cook Severns  Art   |     Old Spanish Trail Studio     |    PO Box  2167    |    401 Crow's Nest Road    |    Fort Davis, TX    |     79734 
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All images © 2020 by Lindy Cook Severns.        Lindy's artwork has been formatted for online viewing, and sharing these low resolution images on social media  is permitted,  Written permission is required for commercial use of any images..