Season’s Shifting

Season’s Shifting

I’ve come to find a few people read this—so I should keep up . It was an extremely dry Fall here in North Georgia and even though I was worried about my shrubs dying it made for a very colorful and paintable season. All the usual suspects were visited at one time or another. Starting […]

“Go to” Redbud

“Go to” Redbud

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Journal | No Comments

Nothing like going to the well once again for what you know works. I believe it’s a good idea to reinforce your strengths. Over the years I’ve developed techniques that work for me and I try to use them again and again. I also have my “go to” subjects and redbud trees in bloom fit […]

Weekend Work

Weekend Work

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Journal | No Comments

Yesterday a woman came up to me while I was out painting and said “Oh how blissful —you must be so relaxed” Well, not really—it’s work. I look at it that way. I have long way to go to get to my objective. Painting is rarely relaxing for me. I’m working out problems, getting things […]

McFarlane in the Spring

McFarlane in the Spring

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Journal | No Comments

Nearly two years ago I was looking for places to paint and ended up at McFarlane Park in Cobb County. Since then I’ve spent many sessions recording how this quiet unspoiled landscape looks at all times of the year. With spring in full bloom and a show planned for October I went back over to […]

Wacky Weather Plein Air in Roswell

Wacky Weather Plein Air in Roswell

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in Journal | No Comments

Global warming—if it’s a reality can lead to opportunities to paint more. I guess that’s a good spin a bad problem but I need all the good I can get. I’ve been thinking about doing some street scenes in the historic part of Roswell for a quite awhile now and finally got up my nerve […]