Nice Day

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I hope everyone is well today and living their best life. I’m back to work and getting things done, which is great. Here’s another piece I did for Christmas. This is Franklin, a standard poodle. My client had just lost him, and this portrait was a memorial…

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All You Need Is Love

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. It’s a gorgeous spring morning here. It’s always so nice when everything starts to bloom and the air is warm and soft. I hope everyone is having the same experience. I’m back to work and in progress on three new portraits. I’ve also gotten a piece done…

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“I’m Ready for My Closeup, Mr. DeMille.”

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I’ve been working on a few things and still have a few portraits from the Christmas rush to post, but I thought I’d post the interview I did with Channel 5 for anyone who did not get to see it. Hope you enjoy. Thanks and stay safe.…

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Survived the Eclipse, Sort Of

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I hope you were lucky enough to see the eclipse yesterday. Unfortunately, my little part of East Nashville was under heavy cloud cover and I could not see the sun at all. Of course, within an hour after the eclipse had passed, the sky cleared and the…

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Back In The Saddle Again

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I am officially back from my month long sabbatical. I spent the month taking it very easy, and did not do any painting. I felt I needed the break and I think I was correct. Thinking back on my time in art, I realized I had not…

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Time for Some Rest

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. It’s a gray, gloomy day, but after all, it is February. I don’t get into my personal situation much here; kind of not my thing. But I want to let you know I’m taking the month of March off from painting. Because of a confluence of events,…

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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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