Photorealism, Contemporary realism, oil painting,still life, vintage toys, kitsch, stripes and silver, food art
Monday, July 14, 2014
Aces and Eights by K Henderson
Aces and Eights,12 x 9, oil on board.
and Eights is known as the Dead Man's Hand in a two-pair poker hand.
The hand gets its name from the legend of it being the five-card-draw
hand held by Wild Bill Hickok at the time of his murder (August 2,
1876). It is accepted that the hand included the aces and eights of both
the black suits. There is still debate about what the 5th card was.
Born and raised in Oklahoma, K. Henderson now calls rural New Mexico home.She is known for her detailed oil painting of still lifes.
Recent accomplishments include 3rd Place and Purchas
She is a member of Oil Painters of America, National Oil and Acrylic Painter Society (NOAPS)
Signature member, and Single Action Shooters Society (SASS).
To learn more about K. Henderson and her work see her website at http://www.Fineartoils.com.