A year ago, I began a project in my rural county in the Blue Ridge Mts. After a life class failed to draw much interest, I thought a clothed model might be a better idea. I thought it might also be a way to get to know the folks in these hills and hollows. A […]Read Post ›
30×40 Oil on Canvas I started painting this while living in Minnesota about 16 years ago. We moved to Virginia shortly after, and although not finished, it was hung over the fireplace where it remained for about 13 years. Everyone loved it the way it was and I was afraid to finish it off. We decorated our […]Read Post ›
Tin Roof 30×40 Oil on Canvas Once settled in our new home at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mts., I began to paint the beauty around this place. Traveling on route 29 from Charlottesville west to Lovingston (yes, the place where the Lovings lived, if you saw the movie), I spotted this old barn […]Read Post ›
Living at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia provides never ending inspiration. Mountains and field, always full of color throughout the year. No wonder the Cardinal is the state bird. In warm seasons, like the male, this place is full of vibrant color. In the winter months, more like the female….a more […]Read Post ›
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