Sunday, May 21, 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017

The Shed

Just an old shed in Greenfield, Tennessee. I did this pleinair and touched it up a little back in the studio.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


My brother tied a rope to a tree above the pond in the field near his house in Greenfield, Tennessee. The boys had a lot of fun that day.

I enjoyed rendering the sparkling water and the reflections. The suggestion of waves/ripples follows the movement of the swing.

Saturday, May 13, 2017


This is a common sight in West Tennessee and many other rural communities in the south. Close to harvest time, you can walk through the fields, break open the pods and chew on the beans. They have a unique flavor. 

Artistically speaking, I was attracted to the fuzzy texture and the subtle color changes.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Obion River no. 3

If you are willing to get a little muddy and you dress right to protect yourself from mosquitoes and saw briers this is a typical sight in the Obion River bottoms after there has been a lot of rain.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Obion River no. 2

This is another treatment of a painting I did several years ago. The Obion River is in northwest Tennessee. It has a rich history including tales of Davy Crockett and the Civil War.

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