A New House Portrait

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I apologize for not posting last week, but I have a good excuse. I came down with a stomach virus on Sunday and it did not calm down until Thursday. I don’t remember the last time I was that sick. Consequently, I did not feel like posting…

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A Cute Pup for a Hot Day

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I don’t know about you, but this heat is getting to me. it doesn’t help that the air conditioner in my car has gone out, and the dealership can’t get me in for service due to “staffing issues.” I’m trying to limit my car trips to 15…

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A Beautiful House

Good morning from my studio in beautiful East Nashville. I don’t mention it often, but I grew up in East Nashville. When I left, I thought I’d never come back, but I did, and I truly love living here. It’s a great neighborhood, with great people.This week it’s a house. As you know, I do…

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A New Memorial Portrait

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I realized late last week that I totally missed last Tuesday to post. My house was getting a facelift with new siding and trim, and I was distracted. Sorry about that. While the project is not quite finished, we are close to being done and I’m back…

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A Beautiful Baby

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. Another hot week in the offing. Hopefully, this pattern will break and we will have more temperate weather soon. I got to do something a little unusual last week: a baby. Babies can be challenging for a portrait, since they are more rounded and smooth than us…

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A Beautiful Pup

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I don’t know about you, but it’s hot as Hades over here. I’m fortunate to be able to work indoors, but every time I went out yesterday for any reason, I felt like I stepped into a blast furnace. I sincerely hope you are in a situation…

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Nostalgia Painting

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. Looks like we are having a stormy couple of days. That’s always an issue for me, and probably most folks here in East due to the tornado of 2020, and for the long term Easties, the tornado of ’98. Somethings we just never fully get over.This week…

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New Orleans House

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. I hope everyone had a good Memorial Day holiday, and would like to add my thanks and appreciation for all who have served our country in the armed services.This week it’s a house. I’m working on several pet portraits right now, but had a house to do…

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That’s One Big Cat

Good morning from my studio in East Nashville. As expected from our always unexpected weather here in Middle Tennessee, we had another of our 14 winters the last couple of days. Living here all my life has taught me to expect the unexpected where the weather is concerned. Just another of the unique aspects of…

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A New Pet Portrait

Good morning from East Nashville. Things have been buzzing in my studio lately, in a good way. I’ve been able to alternate between houses and pets for the last few weeks, and it’s been nice to have a variety in subjects and approaches. By that I mean the two kinds of portraits take very different…

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