Posts Tagged ‘oil painting’

Print Now Available – The Making of a Cowboy

December 6, 2015

The Making of a Cowboy by K Henderson

The Making of a Cowboy ,Giclee Print on Matte Paper

This Trompe L’Oeil oil painting is all about our favorite cowboy, Howdy Doody. With his patent, and accessories you can see how to make a cowboy. What cowboy is complete without his badge, handkerchief, garters, boots and plaid shirt? He is shown hanging from a rustic wood panel . Howdy was the first tv character to have a copyright. This painting has been shown in several juried exhibits winning awards each time.

This 23” x 17” (approximate image area)  print is on high-grade Epson Enhanced Matte paper for the price of $175 plus $10 shipping/handling, a total of $185. Other sizes available.What is a Giclee Print? What is a Giclee Print? Giclée (/ʒiːˈkleɪ/ zhee-KLAY or /dʒiːˈkleɪ/) is a neologism coined in 1991 by printmaker Jack Duganne for fine art digital prints made on inkjet printers. The name originally applied to fine art prints created on IRIS printers in a process invented in the late 1980s but has since come to mean any inkjet print

You can pay by credit card (through Paypal) or check. If you pay with a credit card, I will ship as soon as the payment posts to my account which usually only takes takes a day or two. The print will be shipped in a heavy weight 3” mailing tube by Priority USPS.  If you prefer to pay with a check please Contact Me.

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Boom or Bust Game

October 5, 2015
Boom or Bust by K Henderson
Boom or Bust,  36 x 36, oil on linen
I love the graphics an colors of this game. Parker Brothers manufactured this financial game in 1951

Players move around the board according to the throw of the Dice. Properties such as beauty Shop, Department store, etc are bought and sold at prices that rise and fall quite unexpectedly, depending on whether the conditions are NORMAL, BOOM times or BUST (Depression times) The game is quick- moving and amusing. The game ends when all but one player becomes bankrupt.

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Robot Sam The Answer Man

August 16, 2015
Robot Sam
Robot Sam The Answer Man, 36 x 30, oil on linen

Here’s my most recent Vintage Game oil painting. Robot Sam is an electric quiz game made by Jacmar Mfg. Company in 1954. It’s a battery operated game with question and answer cards. You touch a wired probe to the question and try to match the answer using the second probe . If you answer correctly a small light glows.

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The Mouse

April 29, 2015

The Mouse detail

The Mouse, 24″ x 24″, oil on canvas

 This is a detail of my painting  The Mouse. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery. Show Opening May 16.

This Mickey Mouse card game was manufactured around 1946 and was included in a ‘six pack’ of other card games. The box measures 2.75″ x 1.875″.

I love the old yellowed tape and the beat up edges. Mickey Doesn’t mind. He just keeps on smiling. Did you know that Mickey Mouse had his 86th birthday in 2014?

Buck Rogers Crayon Ship

April 28, 2015
Buck Rogers Crayon Shipdetail
Buck Rogers Crayon Ship, 24 x 18, oil on cradled board, detail

This is a detail of my painting  Buck Rogers Crayon Ship. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery. Show opens May 16

This is “school crayon” No. 019 made by American Pencil Company New York in 1936.  One side of the box depicts Buck and Wilma looking through a porthole . The opposite side depicts “Buck Rogers Crayon Ship” with die-cut square on right where pencils are visible and completes the ship design. The box contains six  multi-colored pencils.

The ‘chalk drawings’ (yes, these are painted with oil paint) are also based on the graphics from this box.

Old Crow

April 27, 2015

Old Crow DETAIL

Old Crow,oil on cradled board, 9 x 12

 This is a detail of my painting  Old Crow. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery. Show opens May 16

This tin wind up toy represents one of the crows from the 1941 Disney animated film Dumbo.The toy was produced eight years after the film’s release to correspond with its 1949 re-release. It was produced in Japan, but under the Marx Toys.

This vintage toy is one of my favorites and has a place of honor on my desk next to my easel.

Batman Puzzle

April 26, 2015

Batman Puzzle DetailBatman Puzzle, 36 x 30, oil on linen, detail

This is a detail of my painting  Batman Puzzle. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery. Show opens May 16

Basic puzzle:  pieces are intended to be put together in a logical way in order to come up with the desired solution.

British engraver and mapmaker, John Spilsbury, created the first jigsaw puzzle in 1700 when he mounted a map on a sheet of wood which he then sawed around each individual country.  Spilsbury used his product to aid in teaching geography.

My Batman Puzzle was manufactured by Milton Bradley in 1966.

The Batman Cookies (also a puzzle since they are pieces put together in a logical way) were baked by me last week.

Detective World

March 24, 2015

Detective World by K Henderson

Detective World, 24 x 18, oil on linen

If you follow my artwork, you know that I collect Stuff to use as subjects for my paintings. I love ‘Hardboiled’ Detective pulp fiction and magazines. I love the men of action, femme fatales and witty dialogue. And the covers could be quite titillating. As I was planning a painting featuring a 1940’s Detective Magazine I remembered the days when Risque publications were sent in Plain Brown Wrappers (are they still sent that way?) Ah! A new painting series is born.

This is the first in my Plain Brown Wrappers series. This Detective World from 1947 peeks out of the torn brown paper tied up in string.

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Calling All Cars by K Henderson

March 12, 2015

Calling all Cars by K Henderson

Calling All Cars, 24 x 48, oil on linen

This is another painting in my Vintage Board Games Series. ‘Calling All Cars’ game was manufactured in conjunction with the radio program of the same name, which aired from 1933-1939 on CBS.

 

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The Mouse

February 13, 2015

Mickey Cards  by K Henderson

Mickey Cards, 24″ x 24″, oil on canvas

This card game was manufactured around 1946 and was included in a ‘six pack’ of other card games. The box measures 2.75″ x 1.875″.

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