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What is it about a Cowboy
I always return to my most favorite subject matter. Cowboys have always represented to me the true spirit and character of the American West.

Even after over 30 years, my paintings continue to be a journey of discovery and challenge… as always starting with a detailed drawing (my road map..)
I have included the progression pictures of this work in the side bar for your viewing… and my students who continue to use RB as a detail study tool…

This piece is an acrylic/oil wash, on artist stretched canvas.
22" X 24"

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I enjoy a full time career as a working Fine Art Artist and Natural Lifestyle Photographer.
To me, my art and photography is the best way to express what I see around me.
I also teach both mediums and I host 3 and 4 day Art and Photography Workshop Retreats through my private studio on my desert property in Nevada/Arizona.
I formed Elbow Canyon Fine Art & Photography Retreats several years ago to offer my students a unique one-on-one instruction.
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  • luckylarue
    luckylaruealmost 4 years ago

    love it susan… bravo!!!

  • Thanks Lucky! Appreciate your comment!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • BigD
    BigDalmost 4 years ago


  • I’ll take that as a Great Compliment! Thanks D!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • barnsis
    barnsisalmost 4 years ago

    This is fantastic MT, great depth and excellent perspective, Outstanding art work.

  • Thanks so much MT1…it was a wild ride as I would try and figure out what to do next! LOL! But loved every minute of it…!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • Carla Maloco
    Carla Malocoalmost 4 years ago

    I love cowboys and this painting is stunning.What talent.

  • Much thanks Carla for you wonderful comment!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • dgrizzle
    dgrizzlealmost 4 years ago

    oooohhhhh! very nice Susan :), fantastic work!

  • Thanks! It was quite the challenge!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottalmost 4 years ago

    Such a beautiful piece, Susan. Love the detail, the composition & how you captured that wonderful light!

  • That was what made me want to attempt…the light…one has to keep everything soooo clean…almost straight from the tube! Thanks Marsha…

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • billfox256
    billfox256almost 4 years ago

    This is a truly fantastic work!!!!, Bill

  • Thanks so much Bill… Appreciate your wonderful comment!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • Sprezzatura
    Sprezzaturaalmost 4 years ago

    This is truly a stunning piece of art:)Cat

  • Thanks Cat…appreciate your viewing and comment!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • Jan Landers
    Jan Landersalmost 4 years ago

    your talent continues to amaze me, my friend…you capture that true spirit in all of your work…i just love this…

  • Thanks my friend…just read your FB note…will get back to you after I send students home! Good to see you…!

    – Susan Bergstrom

  • autumngirl
    autumngirlalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful as ever, Susan!

  • Thanks Autumn…appreciate your viewing and comment!

    – Susan Bergstrom

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