Portraits from photos

Peace on Earth

Another sunset view, this time of the city park with our city hall in the distance.  Each Christmas season, the park is illuminated with wire sculptures bearing twinkling lights.  My favorite is this banner held up by angels proclaiming the message of the angels to the shepherds on the hillside at that first Christmas.  The […]

Railroad Festival Evening

Another view of the Vinegar Bend portion of downtown Amory, Mississippi looking in the opposite direction of the previous rainy day painting.  Our county does not have a county fair, but does host an annual event celebrating its railroad heritage every April.  This view is at twilight, when the last rays of the setting sun […]

Vinegar Bend Holidays

Another artist whose work fascinates me goes by the name of G. Harvey.  I tried imitating his complex skies in doing this portrait of a wet winter’s day during the Christmas season in our home town in Mississippi.  The original work hangs in the home of a retired doctor in our town.

Family Homestead

This is a promotional painting that I did as part of the nomination of our family heirloom mansion to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. A  photograph of this house is posted elsewhere in my blog with additional notes.  The property did get listed on the register but fell into the wrong hands […]