Rural Landscape Paintings Colorful Original Fine Art by Artist K. Joann Russell

A display of K. Joann Russell's oil paintings of farm lands and western ranches in the Northwest and colorful watercolors and acrylic paintings of rural scenes.

Western United States locales provide her with sources for her landscape paintings and prints. A native of California, she used pastels for her first landscapes as a student in the San Francisco Bay area. She remembers being surprised by the encouraging commendations of her 8th grade art teacher. She was only having fun with the vibrant colors in depicting familiar landmarks.
Colorful Original Rural Landscape Oil Painting Fields Trees Art K. Joann Russell
This original colorful rural landscape painting, "Swan Lake #8", shows early morning light starting to shine over the fields near Swan Lake in southern Oregon, the eighth in a series of paintings of this area. One morning in the shade of the horse barn I looked down to see the bright light starting to bring another day to this vast ranch land. Follow the road for several m...More
Rural Landscape Colorful Original Oil Painting Barn Fence Art K. Joann Russell
Summer ranch lands of southern Oregon! The dry fields with weeds and rocky soil contrast with the dark evergreen trees of the mountains. The absence of irrigation water is evident. Maybe the thunderheads forming over the mountain tops will bring a few sprinkles of rain to settle the dust. The painting is ready to hang. No frame necessary. The image is painted on to the sides...More
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Horses Rural Landscape Colorful Original Oil Painting Barns Art K. Joann Russell
An original small painting of "home" country for me -- Southern Oregon ranch country. The mountains, the evergreen trees, the dry pastures contrasting with the irrigated green pastures -- all on a bright day in the sunshine. Horse pastures for this mare and her foal are typical of the ranches in this area. This is similar to the watercolor "Oregon Pastures". This original p...More
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