THE GOOD LIFE hand-repainted print 8x10

longhorn rests in tall grass

pastel landscape painting

artist Lindy Cook Severns

THE GOOD LIFE

unique hand-repainted fine art print, a one-of-a-kind Limited Original

Artist Signature

custom printed giclee on fine art paper

 

printed to order, the high quality giclee wil be meticulously painted on in color-rich soft pastels to add detail and rich color and make each print a unique artwork, a remarque ; even the original signature is painted over so that the finished artwork can be signed anew to indicate that it now stands alone as a new piece of fine art

 

an archival acid-free ivory mat and acid-free foam board backing make this elegant art ready to frame

8" x 10" art image is matted to outer dimensions of 11" x 14" so it fits a ready made frame (frame not included)

A clear, resealable envelope protects the enhanced print until you frame it, and the ribbon-tied foam board case we package this painting in makes an elegant gift presentation!

 

Free Domestic Shipping in a protective fine art box

 

"THE GOOD LIFE"

 

This longhorn rested in the scant shade of the grassy Texas borderlands near Marfa.

One hot summer Saturday, we packed up the parrot and the dog and a thermos of coffee, then headed out for a drive to see wildflowers. The flowers didn't disappoint, but, as many such adventures play out, we ultimately happened upon a small herd of longhorn cattle. I forgot my quest for wildflower photos. This longhorn intrigued me. While other animals grazed the sunny grasslands of the Marfa highlands above Pinto Canyon, this fellow languished in the shade, moving only to swish away flies.

 

The play of light and shadow called me to paint this as a landscape with wildlife in it, rather than an animal portrait with land as a backdrop.

I did this painting in my studio, from a dozen or so photo references. (I assured the longhorn his check for modeling is in the mail.) The sanded terra-cotta surface of my paper allowed me to paint many, many layers of color in this summer landscape, while letting the warm colors of the land bleed through all.​

    $115.00Price

    LINDY

    COOK  SEVERNS

    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 Crows Nest Road    |    Fort Davis, TX    |     79734 
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    All images © 2018 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..