Thursday, March 06, 2014

Marshfield, MA

A primal man pad. I got the opportunity to visit and walk the South River in Marshfield, MA to take photos to paint from. I look forward to open my paint kit, it has been a week since mailing it from Sioux City, IA. The kit just arrived today. I will be painting within two days.

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Bakers Place - Watercolor Painting

This is a first generation family horse ranch that is located near Bacon Creek Park in Sioux City Iowa. The children of the family extremely enjoys the horses and ponies. This watercolor was painted around 2008. Image Size 12 "x18".

Dolphin Farm near Sioux City, Iowa



This early watercolor painting by Ray Holbrook is a Sioux City, Iowa historical perspective. This is a family farm cattle ranch on the North side of Sioux City, Iowa. Water Color Image Size 20"x38". Painted in aprx. 2004.This painting is in a private collection.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Day Before the Holiday

I had a feeling of cold winter stillness when painting this watercolor painting. Though it was the day before Xmas and I was playing with my boy Drew, it was a bright but cold day. Drew is 4 1/2 years old. We sat down to paint and I did this watercolor while he preferred to worked on his robots. This is a 5"x7" painting.

This painting is in a private collection.




Monday, December 23, 2013

South Dakota Easy Quiet


A summer memory on the plains of South Dakota looking toward Iowa near West Field Iowa. I just cant help stopping to paint once and a while. Sometimes I just traverse the back roads and try to commit the scenery to memory, that was the case for this painting. This 5"x7" Watercolor is painted on cotton archival paper.

This painting is in a private family collection. 




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