Smith Family Farm

Atlanta History Center

This last weekend I drove down both Saturday and Sunday to the Atlanta History Center. This is the location of the Swan House, a magnificent neo classical house designed and built in the early thirties. It features a huge cascading fountain in the front yard that ties the whole structure in the hillside. I’m not a fan of of “neo” anything as a whole but this IS one romantically beautiful place and worth the trip alone.  And there is so much more to see and do. I painted a straight on view of the house —sort of a homage. Not much in the way of composition but with the back light the whole front was bathed in a wonderful reflective… Read MoreAtlanta History Center »