A New House Portrait from East Nashville

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I hope everyone is well this day as we head into a summer feel, with heat. Don’t be fooled; it’s Middle Tennessee and we probably have another winter coming. Just sayin’.So I got to do a house portrait for a client for a Mothers’ Day gift. The…

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A Duo Portrait

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. Spring is here; the trees are all leafing out quite nicely. Before much longer my back yard will be in deep shade and be a wonderful retreat.Here’s something I don’t get to do that often: a double portrait. These guys are best friends and apparently love to…

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A Memorial Portrait

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I had the honor recently to do a memorial portrait for dear friends of their little friend, Flash. As you may have seen in past posts, my studio companion during the pandemic has been a cat. A lot of people tend to characterize cats as aloof and…

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Historic House Portrait

Good morning from East Nashville. It’s a bright, sunny morning here. The trees are all budding, though the air is crisp. It certainly feels like spring is here. I hope that same feeling applies wherever you may be, and that it makes you happy.This house portrait has been posted by my client before, but I…

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A Rainy Morning

Good morning from my studio here in East Nashville. It’s pouring rain. Seems like it’s always pouring rain lately. Our pattern has become a stormy spring pattern. While there is nothing we can do about the weather, it’s always proper to complain about it.Here’s Max. She was a Christmas portrait that I have not posted.…

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A Memorial

Good morning from my studio here in East Nashville. We have a lot of signs that spring is here, or at least right around the corner, even though we may have frost this weekend. Tennessee weather loves to keep you guessing. This is Marilyn, a super sweet girl. She was a dear friend to a…

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A Beautiful East Nashville House

Good morning from East Nashville. The studio is quiet this morning, except for my cat, who seems to really need a lot of lap time today. She normally sleeps all morning, then when I’m working, will come in about every hour and a half to tell me its time to take a break and pet…

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A Memorial Portrait

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. It looks like a windy and possibly stormy day here. This kind of weather is always a little unsettling to those of us who were here two years ago when the tornado ripped thorough East Nashville. I was very fortunate; the tornado path was about a half…

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Good Morning, An Hour Off

Good morning from East Nashville. It’s a gray morning, but at least it’s not cold and snowy, like last weekend.Here’s Mojo, a portrait I did for last Christmas. He was a pleasure to paint, even though his coloration is somewhat neutral. Getting the right amount of gray cast on this sort of subject is a…

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Gone To The Dogs, Again

Good morning from East Nashville. As I said last week, false spring is gone and we’re now into second winter. Looks like before the week is over we will have a few days of second false spring, followed by third winter. Such is life in Nashville.Back to the pups this morning, although I’m actually working…

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