Another Little Peek at my Cows

“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity.  Don’t fight them.  Just find a different way to stand.”

Oprah Winfrey

I love that!!!!

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Another Little Peek at my Cows

Rumor has it, a tattoo artist escaped from the big city and since he had never seen a cow before, he only saw a huge moving billboard to advertise his trade.  Wouldn’t he have to shave them first?  And perhaps drug them?

But, it is just a rumor.  😀

Early yesterday evening, I drove out to Cross Ranch in Stigler to letter a couple cattle trucks.  It was so beautiful out there.  The pastures were that brand new spring green and they has a bizzillion cows, most of them being black.  The contrast of the cattle against the pasture was really wonderful!  There were a lot of babies, too.  It was cool, so they were playing and running around.  I even saw a coyote running full speed across the property.  Artist fodder…. all of it!

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kevin
    Apr 12, 2013 @ 01:14:51

    Just come across your blog. These are delightful, I love your style!


  2. Cindy D.
    Apr 11, 2013 @ 10:41:25

    Aww! Such a cute, mad face! Looking great!


  3. lesliepaints
    Apr 11, 2013 @ 09:53:53

    That touch of green striping makes me anxious to see the finished cows. My grandmother had a creamer that was in the shape of a cow. You picked up the tail handle and poured the cream out the mouth. That cow was covered in blue flowers. Your painting makes me think of that.


  4. Linda Halcomb
    Apr 11, 2013 @ 08:54:40

    I grew up on a farm so I appreciate your take on a well creative cow. What fun!


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