A Joyful Jumble
What’s your favorite garden style? Peaceful Symmetry or a Joyful Jumble? Either way, Nature is healing.
An Elegant Iris
The elegant simplicity of a white iris provides powerful artistic inspiration.
Fascinating Ancient Flower
Though frequently mistaken, the Lotus Flower and the Water Lily are not the same flower or even in the same family.
Hope! New Life! Survival! Beauty! Signs are pointing toward spring popping out all over. The Anticipation is overwhelming!
Soaring to the Extraordinary
Sometimes it becomes necessary to get out of the head and into the perseverance of trial and error of letting go, for art to lose the ordinary.
Changing color or texture in a painting can change the whole mood and feel of a painting.
The Art of Nature Immersion Weekend at Reelfoot Lake
The Art of Nature Immersion Weekend at Reelfoot Lake is a great opportunity to get away from it all and join other artists and nature lovers for a weekend filled with nature, food, fun and fellowship as we make art together in the midst of a beautiful Wildlife Refuge.
Cardinals never grow old as an artist’s subject. People love cardinals. They always will.
Shining the Artistic Light
One of the most rewarding things about teaching art workshops is the wonder of how unique artistic talent is to each individual. I don’t teach workshops where everybody expects to paint the same thing and have them all come out looking like a row of cookie cutter canvases. The freedom for each artist to express…
Flower of the Misplaced Month
One of the best things about May is the colorful outbursts of iris blooming every where you look around Tennessee. The bearded iris is the state flower so no self-respecting Tennessee garden can be found without at least one variety of iris gracing the mid to late spring garden. Though purple is most often associated…