living, painting and drawing daily from the Edge of Normaltown

Walking up stream… 08 Rose Creek

Up the Creek This is the first painting from my latest trip to Rose Creek down in Oconee County south of Watkinsville. After spending so much time and energy writing … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Proposal Submitted

I submitted the following proposal to the Georgia Council for the Arts for the  Governor of Georgia to give as gifts to various dignitaries. I’ld like to start by thanking … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

86 nature native… mountain laurel 04

mountain laurel 04 (11×15, watercolor and charcoal) I’ve been exploring some new approaches, techniques and ideas lately and that’s why I haven’t been posting my painting a lot lately. Things … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Drama Dawgs Reunion #1

Drama Dawgs This was a great weekend that I got spend with my tribe. We had the first annual (we hope) Drama Dawgs reunion. When you study Theater in college, … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Miles and the Bitches Brew

 Bitches Brew This was the first Miles Davis album I ever listened to and my life was changed forever. It was the #1 Jazz Album in the country this week … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

85 nature native… A walk in the north Georgia woods

A walk in the north Georgia woods Just put this together

May 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

84 nature native… Mountain Laurel 01

Mountain Laurel 01 on Little Rose Creek (11×14, watercolor) Mountain Laurel is the first piece from my latest excursion to Little Rose Creek and the Elder Mill Covered Bridge and … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

83 nature native…. Little Rose Creek

Little Rose Creek and Elder Mill Covered Bridge On Sunday May 2, 2015, I took a little trip back down to Little Rose Creek and the Elder Mill Covered Bridge … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

81 nature native… daffodils and still lifes

daffodils and still lifes I’ve been thinking about interesting Notes and quotes  

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

80 nature native… the new collage project

the new collage project… changing gears (notes, goals and ideas) I tend to do well with goals and deadlines and when I begin to contemplate a new project I’ve always … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

79 nature native …Dogwoods

Dogwoods Next to the Azaleas at the Masters, nothing is more symbolic of Spring here in Northeast Georgia than the Dogwood (Cornus florida). They have begun to bloom. Over the … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

78 nature native …Swamp Hibiscus 03 (opening blooms)

Swamp Hibiscus 03 (opening blooms) (Hibiscus coccineus) (acrylic, pastel and charcoal on muslin) I decided I wanted build this painting through the complementarities or opposites. I wanted pop and sizzle … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · 2 Comments


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