Thursday, June 02, 2011

"Is That a Piece of Sky?" 11"x14" by Mick McGinty

"Is That a Piece of Sky?"
This hen reminds me of the fairy tale of Chicken Little who warned everyone that the sky was falling. It actually comes from a shot I took at the Box R Ranch in Oregon two years ago. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

"Rocky" 11" x 14" oil on panel

"Rocky" 11" x 14"
This is a portrait of Rocky, the chef at the Box R Ranch in southern Oregon. Besides being a great cook, he's a talented singer and musician...and an all round nice guy to be around. Click on the image for a larger view.

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"The Door is Always Open" 12" x 16" oil on panel

"The Door is Always Open"
This one of a few paintings I created to take to the Box R painting workshop on the 8th of June. It's a scene of the gate leading to the farm house and museum at the lower part of the ranch. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

"Dark Pool" 12"x16" by Mick McGinty

"Dark Pool"
12"x16"
This was painted from shots I took near Mt Shasta in central California in 2009. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

"Yosemite Slope" 11"x14" by Mick McGinty

"Yosemite Slope"
11" x 14"
This scene was from Glacier Point, a place at the top of Yosemite that overlooks the valley below and gives the best views of all the famous cliffs.

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Saturday, May 14, 2011

"A Standing Stone gathers no Moss" 12"x 16"

"A Standing Stone Gathers
no Moss"
From my same trip last year in May I shot some scenes of Yosemite's forest as I was leaving that day. The light was falling and there were some great raking shadows running ascross the forest floor.
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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

"Made in the Shade" 12"x16" by Mick McGinty


"Made in the Shade"
12" x 16" oil on panel

My first painting in a long while turns out to be a painting I did a long while ago and never posted. It's painted from shots I took in Auburn, California in May of 2010. I'm getting ready to make the same trip to Auburn in just a few weeks and am really looking forward to it.
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Sunday, March 27, 2011

"Brooklyn Bridge #4" 12" x 16" oil on panel

"Brooklyn Bridge #4"
12" x 16"
This is the 4th time I've painted a view of the Brooklyn Bridge since visting NYC in the summer of 2007.

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"Prickley Pear Patch" 12" x 16' oil on panel

"Prickley Pear Patch"
12' x 16"
This painting was created from shots I took of the the mountain slopes north of Tucson back in November of 2010.
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"Slice of Blueberry Pie"

"Blueberry Pie"
This was another commission piece finshed recently for a friend who has collected a few of my pieces.
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