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Giant Sequoia Trunk Drawing

February 22, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I just finished a drawing in a new series I have started. I am exploring fractals and textures. Here is the Trunk of Giant Sequoia, 8 x 10 colored pencil drawing
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Big Badlands Overlook, Badlands National Park, South Dakota

January 12, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
When the Lakota looked on this land, they saw the Paha Ska (white hills) – a place of bountiful hunting. Historically used for transitory camps, the Paha Ska and their western counterpoint, the Paha Sapa (Black Hills) lie in the heart of Lakota treaty lands set aside in 1868. Half of Badlands National Park is located in the Lakota Pine Ridge Reserv...
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The Corn Palace, Mitchell, South Dakota

January 11, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The world’s only corn palace was opened in 1892 and today is a folk art icon. Early settlers displayed their bountiful harvest on the building’s exterior to prove the fertility of the soil and to attract more immigrant farmers to settle there. Each year a new decorating theme is chosen and the outside is decorated with rye, oats, sour dock and corn...
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The Falls, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

January 10, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
About 14,000 years ago, the late-Wisconsin glacier was a mile thick and stretched from eastern Ohio to the source of the Missouri River, covering this area. As the ice melted, it swept away sediment to expose Sioux Quartzite bedrock which the falls flow over.
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Monarch of the Plains, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

January 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This is a sculpture commemorating the days when buffalo were the kings of the plains and large herds roamed the area. It is carved from South Dakota mahogany granite.
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