Texas Flag Barn

Life in Texas landscape painting

© Copyright 2015 – Present

Size: 20″w  x 16″ h
Support: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas
Description: A landscape oil painting of an old barn with the Texas flag painted on its roof. Part of the “Life in Texas” artwork series. This painting will not need a frame as the painting extends around the edges of the canvas. A Certificate of Authentication hand-signed by the artist is provided for this work of art.

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Artist Comments: Texans are a proud bunch and we love our state. This is evident everywhere you go here. It would be rare indeed to travel through the Lone Star State and not see a barn or some other out building painted up with the Texas flag like the one in this painting. And you don’t have to travel far outside the city limits to find one either. This particular barn happens to be a famous landmark on US Hwy 377 just east of Stephenville, Texas.

About The Texas Flag

Lone Star FlagThe Texas flag (a.k.a. the “Lone Star Flag”) was adopted in 1845 when Texas became the 28th state. It is a rectangle that has a width to length ratio of two to three. It contains a vertical blue field of color and two horizontal fields of color, one being white and the other one red. The flag also sports a single white star which is located in the center of the blue field. This lone star represents “ALL of Texas and stands for our unity as one for God, state, and country.” Each color field in the flag symbolizes the following:

  • Blue stands for loyalty
  • White represents purity
  • Red is for bravery

This painting is part of the Life In Texas Series.


Life In Texas Collection

Life in TXTexas is my home state, I was born and raised here. I left home after graduating high school and went out to the west coast to attend college. I didn’t return until my husband (also a native Texan) retired from the Navy in 2006. During my lifetime I’ve had the opportunity of living in many different places. Now that we’re back in Texas to stay, I’ve been doing a series of paintings which depict what life is like here for me. This will be an ongoing series. Texas is such a large and diverse state, it has a lot to offer when it comes to subject matter to compose a painting from.

I’ll never run out of anything to paint because:

  • in springtime the bluebonnets line the roads as far as the eye can see.
  • the Gulf Coast is naturally gorgeous.
  • some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world happen in Texas.
  • fall brings out an amazing array of colors.
  • the twisted ribbons of rivers provide an endless source beauty.
  • the beautiful explosion of stars in the night sky is something to behold.
  • the land is open and free.
  • few places have as rich, storied, and proud history as the Lone Star State.
  • there are real cowboys and cattle in Texas.

And that’s just to mention but a few.


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Oils on gallery wrap stretched canvas

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Oils on gallery wrap stretched canvas

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Life in Texas — Round Hay Bales

Life in Texas oil painting

© Copyright 2013 – Present

Size: 16″ w x 20″ h
Support: Gallery wrap stretched canvas
Description: A landscape painting of large round hay bales depicting life in East Texas. This painting will not need a frame as the painting extends around the edges of the canvas. The artwork is accompanied by an official Certificate of Authentication signed by the artist.

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Not to scale

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$410

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Artist Comments: This oil painting is part of a series of paintings about what life is like in the great state of Texas. This particular painting is about life in general in the rural areas of East Texas. Cattle ranchers abound here and since cattle and other farm animals need food, we also have a lot of hay farmers. Everywhere you go, if you don’t see cattle or horses grazing in a large pasture, you’ll most likely see hay growing there or you’ll see hay that has been harvested and baled.

Hay farmers harvest their hay using equipment called balers. Balers can bale (package) hay in a variety of ways — small rectangle bales, large square or rectangular bales, or large round bales. The large round bales can weigh anywhere from 800 to over 1,500 pounds! When they are that heavy, they have to be moved around with hay forks attached to tractors. Many cattlemen prefer the round bales as opposed to small rectangle bales as they are less labor intensive to store and move, and easier to feed to their own cattle. They place these large round bales inside hay rings so their cattle and horses can graze on them for days. Small farms and ranches, however, may still use the smaller rectangle hay bales since they have fewer heads of cattle to feed.

This painting is part of the Life In Texas Series.