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Wenatchee River Blues

In 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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To The Ready

In Western by MykillinK

Branding day, sorting the calves The main reason for painting this painting was the white shirt. I had been wanting to paint one for a while and so I went to work to find the one I liked the best. The original photo had three riders and three horses and was far too busy for my liking. The next step …

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Two Tree Hill At Sundown

In Landscapes by MykillinK

This is my favorite view on my way home from town. It looks different every time I drive by it. I think I have taken hundreds of shots of this location. (Thank God for digital)

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Three In One

In Equine by MykillinK

Three mules in harness This painting was done right at the beginning of the resurgence of mule popularity in the 90’s. We had gone to the Albert City Thresherman’s Bee and as we drove in I saw this trio of mules. I was so excited I almost jumped out before the car was stopped. I took about 12 pictures and …

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The Rose

In Floral by MykillinK

Pink Rose in Sunlight When in Vancouver do as the natives do, walk. (My daughter and her family live in Vancouver) There is no finer way to see the sights then walking, you see everything up close and personal. One day we were all out for a walk and I happened upon this absolutely wonderful rose which, of course, I …

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The Road To Town

In Landscapes by MykillinK

There’s just something about the fog I have a gallery in town so I pass this way every day on my way to work. This is one of the spots that I really love, the lay of the hills, the way the trees overlap. It is just really special. But ad the fog and you have magic.

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The Outrider

In Equine by MykillinK

Horse and Rider On Cattle Drive Several years ago there was a cattle drive that went from Texas to Montana. My husband watched it’s progress in his farm magazines and I was trying to gauge where it would be on the Fourth of July. We use to go to an art show every 4th in western Nebraska and then went …

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The Last Of The Line

In Equine by MykillinK

Paint Mare and Colt We were on a road trip to Nebraska when I spotted this mare and colt. I told my husband that I wanted to stop on the way home, if we had time, to take some pictures of the pair. As it turned out, it was quite a long stop because the gentleman had a lot of …

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The Hand Of The Whisperer

In Western by MykillinK

A Gentle Hand We were on a cattle drive in Wyoming and my job is to take photographs for new paintings. I took several good ones that day, but this one became a very successful painting. The Hand of the Whisperer won Best of Watercolor at the Western Spirit Show in Cheyenne. The painting sold at that show so I …

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The Gathering

In Equine by MykillinK

The yearling pen A trip to one of our local horse breders gave me material for a number of paintings. This painting came frome one of my favorite photos. Once I had the original of this print at a show and a man just stood and stared at it for a long time. After a while I had to ask …