Many hours of work has gone into this train compositon, literally weeks of detail drawings & sketches are needed before final pencil drawing is even started.
The story of Malevolent Iron:
Riccardo Capraro created this work at the age of 21 while employed at an art agency in Michigan, work always slowed down after Christmas. Artists would do sample work for sales people to show clients. That is how this drawing came to be. I loved the look of Albrecht Durers Engravings. I decided to do an imaginative piece that would look similar to his works , combine this with my fascination for old steam engines, and the biomechanical creations of H.R. Giger and the idea for my train was born.
Using the finest mechanical pen available, and a leftover half sheet of illustration board, I began. With no reference material or preliminary sketches, I first drew out the train in pencil and then inked over the drawing. After all these years, Malevolent Iron is still the most popular piece of art in my collection of work.
Beautiful Opal pendant with gorgeous colorations - fire in the dome in every direction. Set in Sterling Silver. As in nature each opal is unique. they have a range of 'fire' from blues to electric green and red.
Red Swirl Limited Edition Blown Glass Ornament. Mouth blown glass ornament. This ornament is so beautiful you will want to leave it out year-round. From drape, to swirl, each one is unique and lovingly crafted by hand by our artists. USA made.
Riccardo is a detail artist, actually that may be an understatement...for this painting he began with a trip to the desert southwest to take photos, watch birds, gather back ground compositon materials and to make his preliminary sketches.
Our gallery visitors love Greater Road Runner painting and spend quite some time looking at details, the gravel, lizzard chola cactus and of course the feathers. Some have asked if he used real feathers!
Over 1000 hours of work has gone into this compositon, literally weeks of detail drawings & sketches are needed before painting begins. master painter, Riccardo Capraro
Offset Lithograph on Acid-Free Paper, signed and numbered.
Wolves on Rock Creek depicts two mounted Native Americans traversing rugged Rock Creek in the American West. Accurate details and beautiful horses complete this western art print.
Martin Grelle captures the spirit, beauty, and vastness of the West in his historically-accurate, compelling images. Grelle studies diligently to portray the diverse cultures of the American West accurately and with sensitivity. The many hours spent in museums, at historical re-enactments, in visiting with experts on Native American culture, and reading from his extensive library, have helped him to bring his vision of the Plains Indian culture to life on canvas.
Wolves on Rock Creek art print. Framed in quality rustic Cherry Wood
Turquoise pebbles in an array of blues and greens accent 5 large faceted blue Jasper beads. Flowers of Blue Turquoise and Jasper Necklace also has beautiful Rectangular silver beads with embossed flowers, silver beads and silver shepherd hook clasp. In Your Dreams Jewelry exclusive for us. Flowers of Blue Turquoise and Jasper Necklace 22”
So unusual, this carnelian dish should be displayed where everyone can enjoy its natural colors of creamy caramel, warm red and wowing white lines and dots. Mother Nature has created a eye catching masterpiece. big enough for soaps , spoon rest, jewelry or as a unique display price. One very small indentation on a tiny part of the edge, not rough, just barely visible.
Kokopelli Earring and Pendant SET. These are long and lean rustic green turquoise, skillfully cut and fitted to create a gorgeous centerpiece. Sterling detailing on the kokopelli is the perfect compliment to the olive to bright greens.
Dangle Pendant with; jasper, turquoise and silver. Chain Included
On the Shimmering Trail Print on Canvas shows three Native American riders coming across a shimmering river trail, arriving on the rocky shore. Beautiful Custom Framed sets On The Shimmering Trail off perfectly highlighting the peaceful scenery.
On The Shimmering Trail Print size 13 H x 18 W Framed 18" H x 23" W
A Mountain Lion stands next to a mountain top wind shaped dead fall tree. Skillfully painted with an eye for important details that tell the story. Twisted Timber Mountain Lion art print is on high quality canvas and beautifully framed in wood.
Vibrant fall scene of mother moose and baby set amid yellow fall grasses and illumined water watching with a bit of curiosity an unaware duck swim past their foraging spot. Dustin Van Wechel is well known as one of the best wildlife artists in his genre and this moose art print certainly shows why.
Right of Way Moose art print on high quality canvas, beautifully framed in a dark rustic wood.
Gold Dust Horse print is a glorious statement of grace and freedom as only horses can convey. Ms. Cummings shows remarkable skill in showing the wild, beautiful spirit of these horses. High Quality Canvas art.
Gold Dust Horses art print 12"H X 26"W
Yellowstone Face Off Buffalo FRAMED print on canvas
In the Black Hills this scene is not at all uncommon. What is uncommon is this young artists ability to capture the raw strength and ferocity of buffalo bulls gathering for a fight. Yellowstone Face Off is a great piece of wildlife art!
CUSTOM FRAMED 38' w x 28 ½' h - print size 24" x 36" Print on Canvas. Signed and numbered by artist.
Strategies shows a trio of Native American's on horseback, planning the best trail to traverse. Signed and numbered high quality art print on canvas by Martin Grelle.
Martin Grelle’s work conveys the spirit, drama, beauty and vastness of the American West. He captures the essence of the West in his historically-accurate, picturesque images.He is proud of the Native American part of his ancestry and studies diligently to portray their culture accurately.
Strategies art print on canvas by Martin Grelle SIZE: 24" w x 30"
Two Native Americans stop to gaze across the landscape at the smoke from a distant camp fire. They have ventured into another tribe's territory and are on the alert, they are the Intruders into dangerous grounds. Intruders giclee print on canvas.
Intruders giclee' print on canvas by Martin Grelle. Framed.
In Judge Roy Bean’s Court, a defendant presents his testimony to a skeptical Bean. Also in court is his pet cinnamon bear and the portrait of his beloved Lillie.
Judge Bean was an eccentric Lawman in Texas. who called himself The Law West of the Pecos. According to legend, Judge Roy Bean held court in his saloon. Western films and books cast him as a hanging judge, although he is known to have sentenced only two men to hang, one of whom escaped.
Judge Bean named the saloon "The Jersey Lilly", which also served as the judge's courthouse, for her, in Lantry, Texas.
Judge Roy Bean Open Edition Print on Canvas 19.5" x 15.5"
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