Monday, September 30, 2013

Rain Bird - American Indian


Rain Bird, 48 x 24, oil on linen

This Plains Indian wears a feathered headdress with bells. His face is painted white with red stripes.

The shield he holds has red trade cloth and has an image of a Rain Bird. Some mythology tells the story of a large bird gathering the clouds with its wings and bringing much needed rain.

This painting is on its way to Heritage Gallery in Scottsdale along with 5 other paintings.


Wednesday, September 25, 2013

K. Henderson Prints Now Available


Longing of the Soul, prints and cards available

Did you know that I have prints and cards available now? YES!! I can provide prints for most of my paintings. Contact me for more information.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Running Bear by K Henderson


Running Bear, 36 x 30, oil on linen

This shield shows a bear, red trade cloth, flicker feathers, eagle feathers and bells. The Plains Indian has his face painted white with red dots.

This painting is available for purchase.

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Saturday, September 21, 2013

Signs of Courage


Signs of Courage, 48 x 24, oil on linen

This Plains Indian wears a eagle feather Headdress with ermine tails and beads. His face is painted with a Coup Mark

His buck skin shirt is painted with stars and embellished with quills and feathers.

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

New Photo Book Cowgirls and Indians, Characters of the Wild West by K Henderson



Cowgirls and Indians Photo Book by K Henderson

I just 'published' a new photo book. It's viewable online. I hope to be able to have the actual book soon. A lot depends on if anybody is interesting in purchasing so let me know what you think.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Ghost Stars by K Henderson


Ghost Stars by K. Henderson, 30 x 24, oil on linen

This Plains Indian wears eagle feathers in his hair to show the many honors he has won. His buckskin shirt is beaded and is painted as a Ghost Shirt would be painted.

He carries a shield and is draped with a trade blanket. The stripe on his face represents tears for the fallen warrior.

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Delight Maker


Delight Maker, 20 x 30, oil on linen

One of the purposes of the Pueblo Clown is  to  provide their own humorous interpretation of popular culture, re-enforcing taboo and communicating tradition.

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Monday, September 2, 2013

Fears Nothing by K. Henderson


Fears Nothing, 20 x 30, oil on linen

This Plains Indian wears eagle feathers in his hair. Why do American Indians wear eagle feathers?  The eagle flies high and is thought to be a messenger from the heavens or a link between the spirit world and man.The feathers are given to tribal members when certain deeds, such as bravery, are preformed

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