• Desert Waking original pastel

    desert arroyo near Terlingua

    original Lindy Cook Severns pastel landscape painting



    20" x 30" pastel on archival paper

    custom, conservation framed*

    under non-reflective museum glass*

    approximate outer dimensions of the framed artwork : 28" x 38" x 3"



    billed separately upon shipment of this art

    talk to us for an estimate, and for possible pick up or delivery options



    Bee Mountain Terlingua, Texas 
    Cracked earth walls of an arroyo beneath Terlingua landmark Bee Mountain, where early morning light paints the desert and the mountain the soft colors of sherbet. This rugged Study Butte draw runs outside Big Bend National Park in the West Texas borderlands. It's a favorite hiking area of ours in the winter, when the color changes as the sun wakes the desert, revealing small surprises -- a tiny flower, a bone, a cluster of cactus tucked into sheltered cracks in the hard packed earth


    This original painting is on exhibit at


    Midland, Texas

    July -Septemberr 2018

    you may see this painting and purchase it directly from this exhibit--or purchase here, online. Either way, the Nature Center receives part of the proceeds of the sale!

    • Framed Under Museum Glass

      Museum Glass offers the ultimate viewing experience while protecting your original painting from the damaging UV light, moisture and smudges. In most lighting situations, this glass virtually disappears. Clean the fingerprints off with a soft rag, and your framed art will be good to go for generations to come.

    • Conservation Framing

      *Since your Lindy Cook Severns art deserves the best, our standard framing procedure is an elite one. Whether done by a professional framer or framed in the studio, every original pastel or drawing is conservation framed. This means that no reactive surfaces nor substances touch the paper, board or canvas the art. All of Lindy's art is done on acid-free surfaces. Always. We then use acid-free tape, acid-free foam board and acid-free matboard, then seal all these archival materials into a tightly protective frame. You won't see this, but know it's there, assurance that your fine wall art will endure for centuries. 




    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..