"Treaties Remembered"

The remnants from a distant time past are becoming forlorn and sad,
a sentimental tribute to broken promises and failed treaties.
Painting is mixed media on #300 Arches watercolor paper.
Size 24" x 20"
SOUTHWEST ART
"Camp Circle/Rain Dance"

The plains indian used the buffalo skulls as camp markers.
Here the designs contribute to an abstracted composition.
Painting is mixed media on #300 Arches watercolor paper.
Size 30" x 22"
"Southwest Demo"

Done originally as a watercolor & collage demo
for a local art club.
Painting is mixed media on #140 Arches
watercolor paper.
Size 22" x 14"
Don Trout - Paintings in Watercolor, Oil, and Mixed Media
"I Was Young Once"

The glory days of youth are over. They exist only
in the memory now.
Painting is oil on canvas.
Size 24" x 18"
The guitarist is Darryl Denning playing:
Albacinatas by Arai, a selection from Darryl's
CD: Classical Guitar Artistry.
"Buffalo Visions"

I painted so many Buffalo skulls, one of my students referred to
me as a "Skull Painter!" I still feel they are a symbol of the
American west.
Painting is watercolor and collage on #140 Arches watercolor
paper.
Size 30" x 22"
"Rock Art"

The carved rock images as depicted here do not exist,  
but the individual images can be found in the American
Southwest
Painting is acrylic on prepared masonite.
Size 20" x 16"
"Blanket Weaver"

The craft of the Navajo weavers so impressed me
that I had to paint this bit
of reality/fantasy.
Painting is acrylic on prepared masonite.
Size 16" x 16"
"Raven's Perch"

In the Southwest there are curious
structures tucked away in out of the way
difficult to reach locations.
Painting is on Arches watercolor paper
Size 15" x 22"
"Processional"

The idea of the figure of Kokopeli and a
procession of mountain goats intrigued me.
Painting is watercolor and acrylic on
140# Arches watercolor paper
Size 15" x 22"
"The Raven Speaks"

I liked colorful rocks, petroglyphs, and lichen
all combined in a mixed media painting
on 140# watercolor paper
Size 11" x 15"
"Crow's Nest"

The meaning of the petroglyph
symbol is unclear but the rock
was a handy palette
Painting is mixed media on watercolor
paper. Size 11" x 15"
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