Living, painting and drawing daily From the Edge of Normaltown

52 nature native …Ben Burton Park (new areas) …mixed media

pumping station and raceway 01 (watercolor and charcoal) Monday was a overcast, cool and breezy day but it was warm enough to get out for some drawing especially after I … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

51 nature native …bare roots 01 …goals, plans, priorities, and success

51 nature native …bare roots 01 watercolor and charcoal Draw, draw, draw get the drawing right. It is a major part of my new plan to do a lot more … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mounting and framing for the show

A busy morning in the studio I’ve been getting paintings ready for the 40th Lyndon House Juried Exhibition. The judge is Carter Foster, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art. I am very … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 6 Comments

50 nature native …noname creek 10 …mixed media

noname creek 10 …the other bank watercolor and charcoal I’ve been changing my point of view lately with my paintings of noname creek. Most of my work so far has … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

49 nature native …Ben Burton Park adventures

Ben Burton Park adventures I’ve been going to Ben Burton Park to find peace; as well as, drawing and painting for years. So I decided to create a little gallery … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · 4 Comments

48 nature native …Ben Burton Park …en plein air

Ben Burton Park …en plein air noname creek 09 …meeting the Oconee After thinking about how many times I’ve drawn and painted in Ben Burton Park over the last few … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

47 nature native …off to the Botanical Gardens …en plein air

…off to the Botanical Gardens Lenten Rose (Helleborus orientalis) Yesterday was one of those glorious and wondrous Winter days that makes living in the South worthwhile. So, it was grab … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · 4 Comments

46 nature native …noname creek 08 …rocks, shadows and shoals

noname creek 08 …rocks, shadows and shoals (watercolor and charcoal) I’ve spent more time on this painting than I normally do but I think it was worth the effort.  I began … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · 4 Comments

45 nature native …noname creek 08 …5 stages of the study

noname creek 08 …rocks and shoals (study) mixed media (watercolor and charcoal) I wanted to work up a study that had the same proportions the eventual work would have, so … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

44 native nature …noname creek 07 …moss covered rocks …mixed media

noname creek 07 …moss covered rocks (charcoal and watercolor) For anyone who knows about painting in watercolor knows when you take that leap away from a pure use of the … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

43 nature native …noname creek 03, 04, 05, 06 …mixed media

noname creek 03, 04, 05, 06 …mixed media (watercolor and charcoal) Four days into the new year and four 5×7 paintings from noname creek. Each of these paintings takes the … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · 7 Comments

42 native nature …no name creek 02 …mixed media

42 native nature …no name creek 02 (charcoal and watercolor) Hope you all have a great new year! Still down in the bottoms today with another painting of that tributary … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 4 Comments

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