Places to paint in North Georgia

Chattahoochee Sunrise, Ed Cahill, Georgia Landscape Painting

The Chattahoochee Estuary

It’s Winter or stick season as we plein air painters call it. Trees are hard enough to paint let alone when they are just brown sticks in the sky. At least we have plenty of pines in Georgia to keep a haze of green in our paintings. I’m always perplexed as to where to go to paint this time of year but I think I’ve finally figured it out. The Chattahoochee near Roswell has an estuary, just like ones on the coast, a large flat flooded area where, in this case, Big Creek dumps out into the river. I paint Big creek —or Vickery Creek as some call it, a lot. In any case this area where the creek feeds… Read MoreThe Chattahoochee Estuary »