Janet L. ​Haynes - artist

Tribute to Bastrop #4 SOLD
I was inspired to create this series after driving through the remnants of the devastating wildfire of 2011 near Bastrop, Texas. The once proud trees stood as sentinels with hidden stories of times past and a troubled future.

Image:  5” x 7” continued
Frame: 11 x 14" 
Pastel pencil on Ampersand Pastelbord™ under glass
Tribute to Bastrop #3
I was inspired to create this series after driving through the remnants of the devastating wildfire of 2011 near Bastrop, Texas. The once proud trees stood as sentinels with hidden stories of times past and a troubled future.

Image:  5” x 7” continued on Mat
Frame: 11 x 14" Pastel pencil on Ampersand Pastelbord™ under glass
Tribute to Bastrop #2 SOLD
I was inspired to create this series after driving through the remnants of the devastating wildfire of 2011 near Bastrop, Texas. The once proud trees stood as sentinels with hidden stories of times past and/or an uncertain future.

Image:  8” x 10”
Frame: 16" x 20" Pastel pencil on Ampersand Pastelbord™ under glass
More about the Series - Tribute to Bastrop

These original pastel paintings by Janet L. Haynes - originated from witnessing the aftermath caused by the Bastrop, Texas wildfires of 2011.


These paintings are the interpretation of artist J. L. Haynes of the remnants of the once proud pine trees destroyed by the unrelenting wildfires and the lingering hope of the rebirth of the trees.  

Through this series of original pastel paintings, explore the mysteries of the mind of Janet L. Haynes released by the artist's interpretation of the 2011 fires of Bastrop County Texas.
Tribute to Bastrop #1 
This one started it all. If you look in the corner you will see the rebirth . . . I was inspired to create this series after driving through the remnants of the devastating wildfire of 2011 near Bastrop, Texas. The once proud trees stood as sentinels with hidden stories of times past and or an uncertain future.

Image:  20” x 28” Diptych
Frame: clip frame - 12" x 12" Pastel pencil and PanPastel® fixed with Spectrafix on Ampersand Pastelbord™ under glass

Tribute to Bastrop 

September 4, 2012 — I was inspired to create this work as we drove through the remnants of the 2011 Bastrop Texas fires. The once proud trees stood as sentinels with hidden stories of times past and times to come. These images are all created with pastel pencils on paper, Ampersand Claybord and Ampersand Pastelbord.