Workstation for Pastels and Oils

The light oak cabinet by Edgmon Art is great for organizing  and storing all of my pastels and oil paint supplies. The dark cabinet on the left is a microwave stand and the one on the right is an old computer stand, which works great as well.  I actually can find...

Depot Gallery – Red Lodge, Montana

FEATURED EXHIBITION FOR FEBRUARY 2012: The Blue Buffalo Artists are a group of award winning, professioal artists. Twenty-four artists from eight Western states make up this group. They promote learning by offering workshops in multiple media and art disciplines and...

SKB Workshop Miniature Art Show

"Baby Face"  8" x 10"   Pastel    I am extremely  thrilled and thankful to be able to announce that 'Baby Face' received the Best Wildlife Award at ths years SKB Workshop Miniature Art Show in Dubois Wyoming. It is an honor to be amongst so many talented artists from...

Portrait Demonstration

This year at the SKB Workshop/Art Conference Everett Raymond Kinstler was scheduled to do a demonstration.  Everyone was excited to watch Everett Kinstler paint. Not only is he a master painter,  he is an entertainer.  What a thrill to be in that room and witness him...

“Wild Thing”

Feels great to have a new work space that offers plenty of natural light. This pastel painting is not where I want it just yet . . . so more work will be done. This little guy and his mom are wild horses in Wyoming and we just happened to be in the right place at the...

Working Artist Studio

Back at last. Moved in, unpacked and ready to paint. The space and north light is more than I could have imagined. Some of you have been wanting to see some photos of what has taken place. Thank you for asking . . . here are a few photographs. [gallery size="medium"...

Injured Long-Eared Owl

Yesterday I received a phone call about an injured Barn Owl near South Sioux City, NE. He looked in pretty tough shape. My first impression when I seen the owl was "look at those big yellow eyes and the long ear tuffs". This is not a Barn Owl. Luckily I had the phone...

The Process of Building a Working Artist Studio.

It has been a year in the making, and finally the footings are in the ground. A mental visual of the building size is easy to see from the work done so far (30' x 32'), but weather has brought it to a temporary halt. However, you can see from the rough sketch of the...

Pastels Class

January 13 - March 3, 2011 (8 weeks) 6:00 - 8:30 pm Thursdays Explore the techniques and intricacies of pastels. Many artists enjoy using this brilliantly- pigmented chalk because of it multiple capabilities. It addresses the intimate nature of drawing as well as...

Fall Wildlife and Western Show

November 1, through December 31, 2010 at the Daily Grind in Sioux City, Iowa, 511 4th St., Phone 712-277-2020 for more information. One person art show.

Raccoons!

In August I was excited to work with the Wildlife Lodge and Clinic to help find a site for releasing some young raccoons. Status is as follows: just returned from checking the raccoon release site and all the raccoons are apparently off doing their thing. It was...

Scott Christensen Workshop

I recently returned from a Scott Christensen workshop in Victor ID located about 20 miles west of Jackson WY, and the Tetons.  It is a beautiful and inspiring area. I really enjoyed painting and learning with 30 other artists from around the country and Canada. The...

2010 WRVAG Fine Art Show

The Wind River Valley Artist Guild held their 61st National Fine Art and Photography Show in July at Dubois WY. One of the paintings that I entered 'On the Move' received an honorable mention award in the professional pastel division. It is an honor to receive this...

Color Charts

The grey squirrel pastel paintng is on hold for the time being. For the past two weeks I have been working on color charts in oil for an upcoming workshop that I will be attending in Idaho.  It is amazing the colors that come from the 3 primaries (red, yellow and...

A Visitor Outside My Studio

Here is the original photo (winter squirrel) of a squirrel who visited one of the bird feeding stations outside of the studio. I watched him a few days earlier hanging from a near by tree branch looking the situation over. He never made an attempt to get to the feeder...

Looking for Art

Go for a Scenic Drive, See Art by Local and Regional Artists! "Looking for Art" Saturday April 17th, 2010 from 9 - 6 pm. Sunday April 18th, 2010 from 10 - 5 pm. Take a drive. Explore the natural beauty of the Lewis and Clark Scenic Byway. Six sites feature original...

The Platte River Art Show

Known as "The Most Prestigious Art Show On The River," Deb and 28 other artists representing six different states will be offering their work for sale and viewing this weekend at The Platte River Art Show. Many types of art will be represented including: Wildlife,...

Art & Conservation

The Pastel Journal, October 2009"When it comes to enthusiasm for nature and wildlife, artists are some of the most fervent champions—a passion that often translates not only into their visual art but into conservation efforts as well. Bring together 500...

Capturing the Wild

Dakota County Star, October 22, 2009"Ever since she was a child, Deb Gengler-Copple has had a fascination with nature. And that fascination has grown to a livlihood."'It's fascinating and fun and exciting when you see something in the wildlife...and be...