Tag Archives: Jill Henderson

Jungle Tiger – Charcoal

2017-12 Bengal Tiger Eyes - final charcoal (2)Watch Out! The piercing eyes of this gorgeous life-like Bengal Tiger will follow your every move!

This rectangular borderless charcoal portrait by Jill Henderson is centered on a crisp white 8.5 x 11 heavy paper canvas. When mounted in a large 9 x 12 or 14 x 18 frame and extra-wide black matting this one-of-a-kind work of art will create a seriously dramatic focal point in any room. Yours for only $250.00 plus S&H!

Matting and framing not included. Image copyright 2018 Jill Henderson. No reproduction or use of any kind without express permission.

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Sky Bear Painted Cow Skull

2013 Sacred Sky Bear (8) finished (600x800)

In many native cultures, the bear is among the most sacred of animals.  Not only are bear strong and powerful, but they are gentle mothers and thoughtful souls.

The Great Bear is not only sacred to Native Americans, but to all of mankind.  That respect is represented in the naming of the constellation Ursa Major – the Great Bear.

The claw in the center of my painting is replicated from a cast of a grizzly paw that hangs on my wall.  The original imprint was taken by Chuck Jonkel, one of the most pre-eminent bear biologists in the US and an old friend and ally from our years in the Montana Rockies.

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The Sacred Circle of Water Cow Skull

Sacred Circle of Water by Jill Henderson (2)

When we moved into our new place a couple years ago, my husband and I found two weathered and stained cow skulls that had been hidden in the tall weeds of the side yard.  Not knowing exactly where they fit into our landscape, they were repeatedly moved around the perimeter of the house until finally, they wound up on a shelf in the workshop where they sat for the better part of two years.  I had been saying all along that I wanted to paint them, but just never seemed to get around to it.

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Rudy – Graphite Portrait

Rudy - Copyright 2011 Jill Henderson

Wow!  I love it!  What a great job! He looks so sweet!

Milo – Pastel Portrait

Milo - Copyright Jill HendersonDear Jill,  I wanted to let you know we got Milo’s picture.  It’s fantastic.  You really captured his spirit in his eyes and his smile is perfect.  Thanks so much for the effort you put into it.

Ali – Pastel Portrait

Ali - Copyright Jill HendersonDear Jill…. Ali made my wife cry.   You really captured [his] essence.

Bucky – Pastel Portrait

Bucky - Copyright Jill HendersonDear Jill,  I received the pastels today.  They were awesome!