A quick midweek day-ender.
I’ve been doing these quick little pastel drawings when I’ve not have time to really even think. In looking back on them, the colors seem to really mirror the colors I have been seeing during my recent migraines. So I guess that’s what they’ll I’ll call them – migraine paintings!
Two themes I love and that seem to crop up as I generate art: gardens and cities. Here’s a city sketch I drew while doodling at my mother-in-law’s breakfast room table.
I stopped off in the Target parking lot on the way to work to try out some new colored pencils. I love that huge flag on top of Clark Tower.
In a quest to blend colors and to capture a more etherial feeling, I’ve gone back to oils. I didn’t have a ton of time to commit to this one, but do like the general feeling and ethos it conveys.
A Fair Thistle Last week, I had the privilege to go to Glasgow on business. It was a short trip, Saturday to Friday but jam-packed with experiences and images that I just have not been able to get past. Painting is definitely a way I decompress from those kinds of super-rich things, so I took … Read More
Greenies This summer, as I have the past 15 summers, I played summer league ultimate frisbee in Memphis. There was this certain moment between halves where a group of my teammates, in sync, all just stopped what they were doing, went into some sort of stasis and looked off into a beautiful pink and purple … Read More
Hot Evening at Shelby Farms The sun has been so hot lately, it’s been almost unbearable. But I still went out and painted after work. I wanted to try a few things out, and should have left my socks on because my flip flop feet got so hot I thought the tops of them were … Read More
In college, I spent some time on Lookout Mountain, Alabama working as a counselor at Alpine Camp for Boys. Ok, maybe I spent a little more time than I should have (a cumulative total of close to one year of my life), or maybe not. But I remember sitting in an office building the first … Read More