Posts Tagged ‘Dix Baines Fine Artist’

Green River, Fly Fishing, Angling Art, Dix Baines, Miniature Art Auction, Art, Oil Painting



“We call him T-Rex….” -DIX BAINES

Colorado, Colorado painting, oil paintings, Colorado Skies, Floral paintings, paintings of flowers, landscape painting



Colorado skies are always something to behold.  This particular view caught the light streaming onto the flowers and field.  It was a brief moment of illumination by the light of the sun and then gone.

Dix Baines Fine Artist, Oil Painter, Floral Paintings. Botanicals, McLarry Fine Art Gallery

Summer Garden Party and Auction #7


“Day Lilies…it all began here.” -DIX BAINES

Element Tererro

July 24, 2014

“Terrero”     9×9 (image)     $1900

Pennsylvania, Ligonier, Landscape Art, Oil Paintings, Original Art, “PINE SPRINGS VIEW”  5×7 oil  SOLD

Original Oil painting, miniature oil painting, waterscape, painting of water lilies,

“Water Garden” 7×5 oil  SOLD

Trappers Lake, Colorado Art, Paintings of Lakes, Colorado Lakes, Dix Baines, Oil Painter, Landscape Paintings


Adobe Church, New Mexico, Church Historical Sites, Oil Painter, McLarry Fine Art, Religious Art, Original Paintings“ENDURING FAITH” 7×5 oil  Starting Bid: $150

adobe churches, new mexico, golden, fine artist, oil paintings, oil painter, Mclarry Fine Art, Howard Mandville Gallery, Winter landscape


“This beautiful adobe is a classic. Located in Golden, New Mexico, it has been renovated to it’s original buff color. I still like this white wash look, as it appeared the first I saw her. This complimentary monochromatic, features the warm snow of a winter day.”  – DIX BAINES


Sacred Land 16x20 oil on canvas **SOLD**

One of the great opportunities that Dix Baines has, as an artist, is to capture a special image on canvas for a collector.  “Sacred Land” was just such a painting and was painted after spending days in Navajo country with the collector.  As an artist spends hours crafting and creating a painting, they are alone with their thoughts and reflecting on the meaning behind the paint.


“In this remote scene in Navajo country there was a magnificent spirit within this place, like that of a sacred land … The painter, George Inness, stated ‘everything and every quality from the natural world first possesses a spiritual identity, a correspondence at the level of the soul’... Similarly, as I have studied this scene, an emphasis has been placed on the following features within this composition.

The hole of sky through the rock is as a “sipapu”, the portal through which all spirits come and go.  The evergreens relate to the importance of teachings and principles associated to the “tree of life” and the promises of everlasting life.   A subordinate solitary tree, a reminder of the ‘Son’ and His Atoning Sacrifice, stands behind a smoke lodge. Within the lodge preparations were made for an initiation that a young man would undertake to chart his life’s course.   A ‘vision quest’, in which, a revealed ‘new name’ would become a new identity.  Most significant to this experience is the relationship that would be made with a ‘companion spirit’ that would travel along through this experience as well as throughout life.  The atmosphere and landscape is bathed in light, as ‘light’ is the temporal and spiritual source of life; In this sublime landscape, there is the stark reminder of the lack of water and our dependence upon the ‘living waters’.  Sublime refers to a basic human instinct, that of self-preservation.  The excitement of the ideas of turmoil or danger is productive of the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling.  In the wilderness, it is the opposition of the “sublime” and the “beautiful” that heightens the experience, as well as our awareness.  Perhaps it is less that we are inspired by it, but rather, we are lead to inspiration when we are in it.  ‘Prophets of old retired into the solitudes of nature to wait the inspiration of heaven.  It was on Mount Horeb that Elijah witnessed the mighty wind, the earthquake, and the fire; and heard the ‘still small voice’ – that voice is YET heard among the mountains!  St John preached in the desert; the wilderness is YET a fitting place to speak to God’. (Thomas Cole)