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Artist Don Greytak: always thinking about what he wants to draw next

Don Greytak, a local artist from the Havre area, is best known for his ability to depict nostalgic scenes, especially from farms and ranches, of days gone by. His tools include a mechanical pencil, "the best quality paper I can buy" and his memories. He's been putting scenes to paper since 1978 when he first took up doing pencil illustrations at the age of 42. Don recently shared a brief history of his life and artistic endeavors with a group of seniors at the Chinook Senior Center.

Don was the fourth child in a family of 12 children. His dad raised cows and farmed. Don said his dad and all hi...