Tag Archives: Oil Painting

Retired Mack Truck And Two Stick Memories


A LOT of my life has been spent behind the steering wheel of an 18-wheeler.  In “those days” as I began my life on the road part of my education came from listening to the “old timers” I hung with in the shop as we … Continue reading

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“Do-Overs”


For this latest floral piece I’m borrowing a few lines from the movie , “City Slickers”: Do Over Floral Print by dbuckman “You remember when we were kids, and we were playing ball, and we hit the ball over the fence out-of-bounds, and … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Birthday Golden Gate


Well, I missed out – kind of.  I intended to participate in the celebration of the 75th birthday of the Golden Gate Bridge, via my blog and my own artwork.  BUT, the schedule has been so maddening as I continue to … Continue reading

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Night Moves


Night Moves Paintings by dbuckman As an owner/operator, there was no better sensation in the world, than truckin’ down the road in the middle of the night.. “Chicken Lights” outlining and highlighting a freshly polished rig, as driver and machine … Continue reading

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House Calls


Following my most recent surgery, what the bills refer to as: “Allografts, morselized and placement of osteopromotive material and accompanying spinal arthrodesis.  Anterior interbody, including disc space seperation, disectomy,  Anterior instrumentation 2 to 3 vertebral segments.  Autograft including harvesting of the graft and bone marrow … Continue reading

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Sandhill Cranes


Sandhill Sundown Posters And Prints If you’re looking for something new to do, visit Nebraska through mid-April and you’ll be in the only place in the world where you can see an annual migration of such cranes in one place. … Continue reading

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Another Attempt At Bleeding Hearts


The picture below, was my first attempt at painting the flower, Bleeding Heart.  The original photo was provided by a friend of mine who has a plant or two of her own. When I first bought this house, it had … Continue reading

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Genesis – I Didn’t See It


Before I loose anyone because THIS post deals a bit in religion, I only ask, give it a chance.  Towards the end, I included some biblical verses which may very well “offend”.  I’ll begin by saying, I have been fortunate throughout my … Continue reading

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The Happy Hunting Grounds


The Happy Hunting Grounds “I will follow the white man’s trail. I will make him my friend, but I will not bend my back to his burdens. I will be cunning as a coyote. I will ask him to help … Continue reading

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Overgrown Prints


Overgrown Prints/Canvas by dbuckman   THIS piece is a far cry from other things I’ve done and slipped into the “Rural” category.  In hindsight, I should have put it into “Vintage Vehicles”.  Or, perhaps it fits into BOTH… I have … Continue reading

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More Thoughts & Floral Art


Pastel Tulip Prints by dbuckman This piece began from photographs of a friends garden.  I “rested”on publishing the print.  The dilemma was the roller coaster of emotions I was experiencing while working on it.  What it eventually came to represent.  Came very … Continue reading

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“My “Gibs” Dad!”


There are a number of subjects I wanted to pull together with this new art piece AND this entry.  You guys KNOW I can’t just write about ONE thing! “My Gibs Dad…” Prints The “statue” is actually located in Omaha.  I painted it … Continue reading

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Pararchutes & Hopes Of A Better Tomorrow


“Parachutes” have an obvious link to survival.  I did some homework.  History of the parachute can be traced back to Leonardo Da Vinci and his 15th Century sketch of a pyramid-shaped device attached to a man. The concept of a contraption to escape … Continue reading

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Tulips


Tulip Prints by dbuckman   Recently. someone I knew/know shared with me some beautiful aerial photos of Tulip Farms. The colors, the patterns were all outstanding. I guess it’s all in the timing, her remembering my interest in floral art, and … Continue reading

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Joe Izens Music and More…


You know by now, you always get more than you bargained for, in my musings.  Someone once said, “You cover a lot of territory, but in the end, always manage to get your point across!”  This one is no different!  Yes,  my … Continue reading

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