The Artwork of Derald Swineford

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Edmund Sawerter – Drawing

Edmund Sawerter – Drawing

Posted by on Nov 29, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

  During World War II, Derald Swineford was stationed in Africa was fortunate enough to be able to practice his art during his deployment. Since art supplies were scarce, the artist would craft wood carving tools from broken files and other discarded materials he was able to find in the area. Though he didn’t have oils or watercolors with which...

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Oklahoma Landscape – Oil Painting

Oklahoma Landscape – Oil Painting

Posted by on Nov 29, 2013 in Oils | 0 comments

  This landscape was painted with oil on canvas at the Oklahoma College for Women farm in the 1950s. Derald Swineford often took his students to the farm to teach painting technique and spent much of his free time painting scenes throughout the year at the College...

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Pelican – Metal Sculpture

Pelican – Metal Sculpture

Posted by on Nov 29, 2013 in Metal Sculpture | 0 comments

  The artist Derald Swineford would often spend hours just observing the behavior of wildlife before creating sculptures of their likeness. When he first saw pelicans dropping into the ocean, he thought something was wrong with them, their descent and subsequent crashing into the waters being so violent. He quickly discovered this was just their way...

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