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The Eagle Soars

In Country, Landscapes by MykillinK

Winter landscape with eagle The truth is that I really didn’t see this eagle soaring over the valley, I just thought it would be awesome to put him there. The next winter as I went in to the gallery I got so excited because there was the eagle right where I had painted him!

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The Cattle On A Thousand Hills

In Cattle, Country, Landscapes by MykillinK

Cows and calves on lush summer pasture When I drive home from the gallery every day I drive right past Rogers cows. They always tempt me to stop and take their pictures. It is good that I have a digital camera now and can take as many pictures as I want. These cows show up in many of my paintings. …

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Sticken Close To The Well

In Cattle, Country, Landscapes, Western by MykillinK

Herford Cows Sticken Close to the well In hot weather cattle graze early in the morning and later in the afternoon. During the heat of the day they are looking for water. The shade is a bonus. I loved painting the Herfords. When painting any cattle, it is the difference between light and dark that makes the body take on …

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In The Cool Of The Day

In Cattle, Country, Landscapes by MykillinK

Black cows in a foggy valley Fog causes the landscape to take on a calm beauty, especially when the fog is thin and the sun is still able to work it’s magic. This scene has intrigued me for years and finally I decided that what it really needed was some black cattle and an extra shot of sun.

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Wenatchee River Blues

In Country, Landscapes by MykillinK

Any time you find something quite by accident it is such a treat and finding Levenworth, Washington was one of those wonderful surprises. We were taking Alix back home again after he had spent the summer with us. Instead of taking the interstate all the way to Seattle we decided to cut off at George and head over the mountains. …

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Holy Cow

In Cattle, Country by MykillinK

A cow caught in the brilliance of the afternoon sun After a long hard summer of renovation on the gallery and then preparing for the Artisans Road Trip I needed to do something that was just fun. Holy Cow was the result of this need. I was looking through old photo’s and this one of the black whiteface cow just …

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Green Pastures

In Cattle, Country, Landscapes by MykillinK

Cow and Calf on lush spring pasture It wasn’t until after I got my digital camera that I was able to take successful pictures of this area. When I did it was only natural to ad the cattle to the spot and combine two of the things I love the most.

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Grandpa’s Pride

In Country by MykillinK

Grandpa’s old tractor renewed Many of the farmers have taken to restoring their old tractors. In order to show them off they go to tractor drives through the country. It is not unusual for as many as 250 tractors to be on one of these rides.

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Grace

In Country, Equine by MykillinK

Percheron mare in harness I go to the Clay County Fair in Spencer, Iowa every year. I find a lot of my material for new work there. They have hundreds of of horses to choose from and the one I call Grace was one of the most beautiful. Light plays a very important part of every painting and it was …

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Gods Light

In Country, Landscapes by MykillinK

Sunset beyond the farm Sunsets are so beautiful. As I drive along in the car I try to figure out which colors I would use to paint them. It seems that no matter how hard I try, I can never do it as well as God.