Hay Day Inspiration

“Hay Day” © Amanda Griffey 2019 My view from the tractor and baler a few years ago. “When the Roll is Called up Yonder” Amanda Griffey 2022 SOLD Since we have cattle and a feed store where we sell hay, we bale a LOT of hay. Hay work, although...

Watchful Backstory

“Watchful” © Amanda Griffey 2018 Reference photo by Lara Alma Surring. Used with permission. “Watchful” is available on multiple printed products.  They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. Especially with horses, as they have the...

Reflections in Colored Pencil Backstory

“Reflections in Colored Pencil” is a piece that was really supposed to be a bit of a dig at the “powers that be” in the art world.  While colored pencil has really come into its own as a professional art medium in the last decade, to some in...

Story Behind the Work- Behind the Barn: Farmall F20

If you love farm life, or think highly of farm life, chances are you have fond memories of growing up or visiting a farm when you were younger. Some of these memories could include witnessing the birth of an animal, playing with baby animals, playing in the hay mow,...

“Captive” Colored Pencil Artwork Inspiration

“Captive” 9″x12″ Colored Pencil Original Artowork on tan toned paper I love parables. I love how they give you a vivid illustration of a point. Some of my favorite  writing is the parables of Jesus. Many of the parables deal with farming, which...