It’s A Dog Day

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I hope everyone is having a good morning after a weird weather day yesterday. We had rain and snow and now sunshine, all in about 24 hours. Those of you who are new to the Middle Tennessee area, welcome to our wacky weather patterns. Just part of…

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A Sunny Day

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. It’s a beautiful sunny morning, and I hope everyone is enjoying the pleasant ( for February) weather. Here’s another recent portrait. This is actually the fourth portrait in a series of five for a client. (I’m working on the fifth and final one right now.) This is…

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On A Sunny Winter Day

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. Hope everyone is well this morning. I see a glimmer of sunshine, so maybe we can all shake off those wintertime blues. I got to do something a little bit different for a Christmas present this year: a horse. I’ve painted horses in the past, but have…

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Out of the Snow

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. Looks like we survived the “snowpocolyse” of 2024. It’s been a long time since we had a snow and ice event like that, and I, for one, will be happy if it’s a long time before another one. Here’s Ava. This was actually a post-Christmas birthday present…

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From Rain to Snow

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. Last week I posted a cute cat and talked about the soaking rain we were getting. This morning I’ll post a cute dog and talk about the snow we have gotten. It’s a good seven inches of snow on my back patio. I just went to take…

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Portrait for a Soggy Day

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I hope everyone is staying dry today as we get our first soaking rain in months. We certainly need the rain, and at least we are not getting the blizzard conditions that some parts of the country are getting. Can you imagine the chaos at the grocery…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from my studio in East Nashville! I hope everyone had a great holiday season and enjoyed some time off. I know I did, but after yesterday I need to go on the football wagon for a while. Just too much yesterday, though the games were exciting. I got all the portraits I…

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I hope everyone is ready for a great Christmas holiday. This will be my last post until the new year. I’ve been working like crazy to get all the Christmas portrait orders finished. I’m almost there, and will be before the big day. This is Simon, who…

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Into the Busy Season

Working somewhat furiously here in my studio in East Nashville. I’ve made some progress and have done the final on a couple of the paintings, and multiple layers on the rest. This week will be devoted to trying to get them all done. I know I have some time left but want to get them…

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Post Thanksgiving Push

Short message today. It’s after Thanksgiving. The deadline for Christmas delivery has passed, and now I’m in full swing getting these commissions done for delivery. I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving break. Here’s an old one (still keeping the new ones under wraps for presents). Enjoy; thanks, and be well.

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