I love living in a beautiful, hilly, forested county. There are many small farms. This is a beautiful farm I passed a few days ago.
Asheboro’s historic downtown is mainly along Sunset Avenue. It is bisected by a railroad crossing. When Asheboro was beginning to revitalize the downtown, they hired Susan Harrell to do a train mural on the side of the building.
I enjoyed doing this painting. I love the warm highlights and the cool shadows. The Orange of the building complements the blue of the shadows and the sky. It is one of my favorite paintings I have done of my town.
It was a cold morning in Asheboro. The light was beautiful. I enjoyed seeing these people conversing outside the converted textile mill.
There is a historic barbeque joint in downtown Asheboro. I think it has a fun, hole in the wall kind of feeling. I love the strong light and colors.
I love the warm light of late afternoon. It makes everything glow. This is our historic courthouse, here in Asheboro, NC. I enjoyed looking for the subtle color variations, and the warm cool contrast of the light and shadow.
I was in Las Vegas in December. I loved taking morning walks down the Strip. It was quiet, and the architecture was beautiful.
I enjoy living in the country. I like the laid back lifestyle, the quiet, the beauty of growing things, and the lack of traffic, unless you get stuck behind a tractor.
This was a fun scene of two tractors parked in a farmyard in front of a barn.
This was a little bit challenging painting. I love the way the street level lighting and cars create a warm glow, against the dark, cooler buildings. I wanted to capture the hustle of the city on an early friday evening.
I spend a lot of time as a vendor at Art Fairs and Festivals. I love the people I meet there. Sometimes it is fun to watch the people walking by. Last year there was a lot of rain. One day, when no one was coming into my booth, I went out in search of possible paintings. I snapped pictures of the people in the rain. These are some fun paintings!
Another Commission. This was a Christmas gift, as a way to remember the Grandmother who has developed dementia. It was a fun challenge to try to capture the personalities of the people. I also enjoyed painting the glass!