I had found this barn while out exploring the countryside earlier in the year which began as the foundation for this painting. Later on, I had discovered another ranch with a creek flowing through the yard which inspired the foreground. I wanted this painting to depict the peacefulness and beauty of the valleys near where I live.
I never knew how much waterfowl Western Montana had, particularly Mallards. They fill the ponds and rivers by the thousands each fall and winter. The lowland farms and ranches attract a number of them to their pastures and yards. Recently they've been taking flight again after rearing their broods and molting. It inspired me to make them the focus of this piece.
Printed, proofed, hand-signed and numbered right here in my studio by yours truly, Chuck Black.
8.5x11" - Limited to only 100!
13x19" - Limited to only 50!
Prints come with a white border for easy framing. The 13x19 prints fit nicely in a 12x16 matted frame and the 8.5x11 prints fit in an 8x10 matted frame.
Lustre finish. Printed on a semi gloss professional acid-free fine art paper. Your art print will stun your guests with brilliance on this richly colored high quality archival paper.
These prints are perfect for inserting into a ready matted frame from your local arts and crafts stores..
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I've got this about a year and a half ago. Sorry I didn't write it sooner, but I do love it.
The print is amazing! I thought it looked breathtaking on the computer screen but when you see it in person the detail that he has put into his art is just.... wow.... I want to buy all of them just to see them in person. :D
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My limited edition prints are personally printed and proofed for quality by myself, Chuck Black.
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