Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Garden Vistors & Grim Reaper




A few photos of critters in my garden today.



Hackberry Emperor butterfly on a heirloom pineapple tomato.



Zazu keeping me company while I weed this morning.



Monarch caterpillar on my butterfly weed. I think he looks like he's wearing shades:)



Finally,a work in progress. I've been wanting to paint the Grim Reaper for years now. The image of Death on a pale horse always intrigued me. Still have a lot of work to go but I will be painting him similar to my Headless Horseman in a previous post.

13 comments:

Designs By CK said...

GREAT pics as always & FUN reaper!

Chris :-)

Bonnie Story said...

Wow, your Reaper's horse is really cool! Great interpretation. The caterpillar in shades is adorable, and way cool!! I think the figure of your Reaper is great too. Really painterly. Oh - I really enjoyed the work-in-progress shots you showed a few days ago of that piece coming together, really interesting!!! Great work as always... Bonnie

First Draught Farm said...

You're right -- they do look like shades!!

jaz said...

wow...great blog!!!! thanks for visiting me. i am going to have some really cool halloween stuff so check back. i love your work!

Julia said...

Wonderful pictures today!! Loved the caterpillar. He's cool! Hope he's not eating something important though...

Mindy said...

OMG!! I LOVE your ART! Do you do portraits?? I have an Andalusian that I would love to have painted some day =)

Thanks so much for visiting my little farm today ;) I LOVE having visitors that leave me a little bloggy love!

Your blog is gorgeous. I am enjoying looking at all your pictures...

photogchic said...

Spooky...but I like it!

Linda said...

Great portrait, you are so busy, great to see.
made me smile too,because as a child when in the pony club, I was roped in to play one of the 4 riders, I got to be Death, I would have thought it was the coolest now! The pony I rode was a mare exactly the colour you painted. Lindax

Paint Girl said...

Loving all your critters in the garden, especially the caterpillar! It does look like he is wearing shades!!
Your painting is wonderful!

Angie at Free Rein said...

I love finding those caterpillars! I am a fan of their vivid colors...reminds me of your paintings...a fan of those too! Keep 'em coming.

Nancy said...

Beautiful photos!

Kathleen Coy said...

OMG, I love the photos Jen!!! That caterpillar totally looks like he's wearing shades. (His future's so bright...)

Way cool reaper. I like the skeletal look to the horse.

Kelly said...

...I think the Monarch caterpillar looks like he's wearing shades as well! Love your little bird bath too...
The grim reaper painting is cool!