"Now and Then"
Reformated to 24"X30"
"Deep In The Heart Of Texas"
"Twentyfour-Seven" (America's Hydrocarbons)
"Deep In The Heart Of Texas II"
Image size 22" x 28" on 26" x 32" sheet. Larger format from "Deep In The Heart Of Texas" original print allows primary focus on the painting without perimeter memorabilia.
"Pushing the Edge"
The winning spirit of Texas has made the oil and gas industry in Texas what it is today, a way that benefits all. Description: Oil wagon on the way to a cable-tool rig on the open spaces of Texas. Early pump-jack to the far right. Hint of bluebonnet fields, workers tents, steam boiler and a Texas longhorn looking on at the passing wagon as it heads around a deep ravine. A peaceful setting of the early days. Lower border area has 6 early oil/gas photos to the right and left of the Texas Oil & Gas Historical Series seal.
"Stars Of Texas"
Celebrating Texas' oil and gas industry from 1866 to 2009, this print gives overview details of many historical events in Texas history. Early Texas oil centers with years developed, drill bits from 1955 to today, drawings of early equipment, gas pumps with that incredible price of 25 cents per gallon, to the companies of today who work to continue the legacy of the great state of Texas; all surrounding an early Texas oil field artwork bordered by historic photos subtle in the background.
"The Working Man"
This art work depicts the working man fishing with pole tools on an 1895 cable tool rig. The picture contains most of the tools shown graphically in the border area. The text in the lower portion of the print gives a very detailed account of how fishing with pole tools is accomplished.
"Through It All"
"Planning For Gold On Black Gold Mountain"
A SESQUICENTENNIAL PRINT FOR THE OIL/GAS INDUSTRY
"Historic Ventures" Pumping Power of 1920-30
"The Independent Oil Man" (Well I'll Be...)
"Playing the 18th Hole"
"Legacy and Legends"
Limited Edition of 3500 signed and numbered with certificate $75.00 retail AVAILABLE NOW Surveyor history with early surveying tools dating back to 14th century
"Delivering the Crude"
General Description Of Print "Historic Ventures" (sub-titled "Pumping Power of 1900 -1930,Then & Now) is the second oil & gas history print for 2010. The central art depicts an oil field in the 1920s using the eccentric central power system. The two photographs on both sides of the center art shows early rigs in their finest wood construction. The border shows the oil producing states with the year production started in the respective state and 21 early oil & gas company stock certificates with antique oil cans in the midst. Patent drawings of drill bits and "drilling apparatus" rigs in the background. The logos of 'today' companies serve by comparison the "Now" with the "Then" of beginning companies of early 20th century. Each print is checked and signed personally by the artist, Gary Crouch. The print is printed on a six-color press using the finest stock in North America by most accounts, Centura Silk 100# cover weight.
"Bakken Formation Oil & Gas"
BRIEF CONTENTS OF PRINT: Central art depicts the transition from the early day's rig to the modern with images of the future with a city skyline, built by energy. Six mini-maps (completely legible) of Bakken Shale Barnett Shale Bossier/Haynesville Shale Eagle Ford Shale Marcellus Shale Niobrara Shale Images of early inventions Logos of today's companies "Leading On"
"Back in the Day"
"Just a Little Deeper"
"Never Was Easy"
From original oil on canvas
"South Texas Boom"
Texas - Oklahoma - Louisiana
"West Texas Boom"