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Ernest Morris

Ernie Morris

He has created artwork with pen and ink, pencil, charcoal, watercolor, oils, acrylic, bronze sculpting, and wood carving, and he has authored and illustrated four popular books about vaquero horsemanship and livestock handling which we offer here: El Vaquero, El Buckaroo (reprinted in 2012), and Riata Men and California Cowboy Inventions. His books feature countless sketches and paintings, as well as numerous photos of prominent cattleman and buckaroos, combined with interesting anecdotes.

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  1. Front Cover
    $35.00
    From 10 ways to use a lead rope to how to tie a Honda, Ernie's book uses pen & ink drawings of horses, cattle and cowboys involved in a myriad of cowboy activities to illustrate his points. There is even a section on Equine Art and how to properly draw a horse or cow, use of composition and perspective, and a dozen other pearls of wisdom gained from Ernie's vast bank of experience. Learn More
  2. Front Cover
    $125.00
    Providing a wonderful way to learn about the early California vaquero, the book includes many detailed descriptions, drawings and paintings of vaqueros and buckaroos in a variety of cowboy action, such as colt breaking, bronc riding, team roping, calf tailing, sliding stops, and complicated roping maneuvers and loops. Learn More
  3. Riata Men front cover
    $60.00
    Ernie Morris's depth of experience in the vaquero culture is evident in this book as he offers an intimate look at the life of the cowboy through his eyes. His illustrations capture the daily life on the ranch, often with a bit of humor. It contains numerous feature drawings, each accompanied by a folklore description, and several selections from Ernie's personal sketch books. Learn More
  4. Front Cover
    $125.00
    Using beautifully detailed sketches and paintings, as well as historic photographs and folksy stories and anecdotes, Ernie Morris tells the tales of ranching, horse handling, working cattle and fancy roping as it existed at the turn of the twentieth century. Learn More

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