I met a lot of folks in the neighborhood, even a very friendly donkey who appreciated a good ear scratching.
Friday, March 23, 2012
Friday, March 2, 2012
Sterchi Farm Barn
I went with my paint group yesterday to paint this old dairy barn on Chattanooga's newest leg of the Riverwalk. It was a good thing we chose this venue because it is slated for demolition and was already in the process of being fenced. It has a huge stone silo, not typical of southern barn architecture.
In the Tennessee River Gorge
I painted this study in early November, on one of those crisp blue-skied afternoons, right before the balmy weather and beautiful leaves left for the winter months. It was such a still afternoon; the reflections were so saturated in color across the little backwater. The Tennessee River is in the distance. At this point it is surrounded by mountains and few manmade structures. It feels almost like it did hundreds of years ago, except for the occasional bass fisherman....