Archive for January, 2010

An Artist Worth Copying – K. Henderson

January 13, 2010

I got a phone call today from a 4th grade teacher. Each year the kids have a project. This years, it’s Contemporary American Realism. And I was picked as the representative artist. What an honor!

The kids will copy one of my paintings. The painting they chose was Apples and Stripes. Yikes! That’s quite an ambitious projects. I hope I get to see some of the paintings.

I want to wish the best of luck to Ms. Roberts class.

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Gumballs and Peanuts – still life

January 10, 2010

Gumballs and Peanuts is 18″ x 24″ oil on canvas.

This is one of my most brightly colored and most ambitious paintings. I love the bright pink gumballs and the texture in the peanut shells.

This painting is available from K. Henderson Studio

Indian Peace Medal

January 4, 2010

This is the second painting that I will be showing at Settlers West gallery’s American Miniature Show in Feb

Peace Medal‘ is 12 x 9, oil on board.

These medals were given to tribal leaders by representatives of the US government in the late 1700’s and 1800’s. The medals became symbols of power and influence within Native American tribes