Tag: Reelfoot Lake
Fascinating Ancient Flower
Though frequently mistaken, the Lotus Flower and the Water Lily are not the same flower or even in the same family.
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.
The Voice of Creativity does not come from the outside world.
The Guardian Eagle
The Bald Eagle is a majestic symbol of strength and courage in many cultures.
The white pelicans are arriving in my part of the US on a daily basis. They will hang out here for the winter. Large numbers of them come to Kentucky Lake and Reelfoot Lakeevery year. The numbers of winter arrivals have been increasing in recent years. The white pelicans are mostly people-shy and stay well away from populated…
Sunday Slideshow on Monday–Reelfoot Autumn
The Cypress trees of Reelfoot Lake turn a beautiful red orange in the fall. Reelfoot Lake was created by the New Madrid Earthquake of 1811-1812, a little known, little talked about earthquake but still the largest to hit the United States mainland. Reelfoot is also known as the lake made “the day the River ran…
Soaking up Enchantment
“I do not understand how anyone can live without some small place of enchantment to turn to.” Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of Cross Creek and The Yearling Do we, as artists, require a place of enchantment? Can we create without a place of enchantment? Do we have to physically be at that place or…
Sunday Slideshow–Lily pads of Reelfoot
Lily pads of Reelfoot Most of my art focuses on Reelfoot Lake in Northwest Tennessee, a unique lake formed by the New Madrid (Missouri) Earthquakes of 1811-1812. The New Madrid quakes are still the largest earthquakes to ever hit the United States mainland. For more on Reelfoot, go here and here. For more on the…