Ryan Kirby Art

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Crossing Guard

Elk, 30" x 24" Oil on Canvas

This bull elk is one of my best yet. The bugling bull always gets the attention in photos and paintings, and I've done my fair share of them for sure. But to me, this pose is the one that captures the anticipation and excitement of the rut. Head low, antlers kicked back, nose in the air and on the move. Whether he's after a cow or stepping forward to face a challenger, you know something exciting is about to go down.


Framed Original Oil Painting: $5,800