Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Sunday Stroll


Texas Longhorn Cattle are part of America's history.  They roamed wild across the prairie lands.  I visited a Texas Longhorn breeder, Alamendra Longhorns, owned by Pete and Ginny Boyce in Manteca, California a year or so back.  I got a tour of their ranch and even climbed a barbed wire fence to take a few photos.  The GATE was way over on the other side of the pasture so over I went. Longhorn cattle are majestic in their own right.  I love seeing their many colors, strong physique and their magnificent long horns.  I do appreciate Pete for taking me around his ranch.  Meeting Pete Boyce and seeing his Texas Longhorn herd made for, "A Painting Day".     EMAIL: almendralonghorns@hotmail.com

"Sunday Stroll"-24x36-inches, oil/canvas by Ruth Andre
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9 comments:

Shirley Fachilla said...

This is such a strong painting. It functions so well as an abstract piece as well as a wonderful realistic look at the Longhorn.

Don Gray said...

A very fine painting, Ruth. I just wish it could enlarge more to get a better feel for the surface.

Ruth Andre said...

Hi Don, Thank-you so much for stopping by and your comment on "Sunday Stroll". I will send you a larger photo file to check out the texture. Take care.

Ruth Andre said...

Shirley, I had not thought of the abstract feel to this painting. Interesting observation. Thank-you for your comment.

Karen Bruson said...

Wow, very cool painting. Beautifully done.

Dusty Pines said...

lovely - i really like the modeling with the shadows on the brown cow, too! we have one field with longhorns around here - just a few but i love seeing them! thank you!

Ruth Andre said...

Thank-you Dusty for your comment. I would love to see your local Texas Longhorn cattle neighbors.

Katie Wilson-Bernatas said...

These guys are cool. Nice shading on their coats. Love the horns. Hope your horse is on the mend.

Becky Joy said...

Ruth, This is a beautiful rendering. I like what you did. Thanks for all your support.