I love the town of Sylva. It is a charming mountain town about 1 hour west of Asheville. The historic red brick business district is beautiful, and the old courthouse, now the Library, above town is distinctive. This is a view of the town from the old courthouse.
I love this building in Asheboro. It used to house a greek restaurant. Now it is a hot dog shack. The bright colors really stand out in downtown Asheboro.
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 […]
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 was in Las Vegas in December. I loved taking morning walks down the Strip. It was quiet, and the architecture was beautiful.
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 […]
Recently, one of the girls we knew well from church married her love in the Las Vegas temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They had both served as missionaries there. It was a special place for them. We believe that a marriage in our temples seals the couple together for eternity, […]
This painting was a fun study in light and reflection. I also had fun with the carriages.