Toledo Square

This view of the county seat where my father grew up shows the best-preserved quadrant of the town square.  The left most building is the most modern addition, using grey stone veneer to contrast with the architectural brick work on the rest of this segment of storefronts.  The building at the right end was originally […]

Raccoon Group

Another mixed media study using watercolors and ink.  The inspiration for this effort was a preacher telling of what he found in his garage when he wondered why his cats were always hungry even though the feed kept disappearing.

On the Road

I was inspired to attempt this cartoon with marker and ink for a friend and mentor who did a preaching tour with his wife through the upper mid-west during a summer when the weather was nice enough to drive most of the trip with the convertible top down.  I’m told that only a motorcycle ride […]

The Old Armory

This old building has recently been rehabilitated to enjoy a second life as a community center.  Its concrete construction also makes it sturdy enough to serve as a storm shelter.  I captured this view standing under a lone dogwood tree across the street early on a spring morning .

Porch Preacher

This is one of a series that I did commemorating our church history in the South.  I don’t consider myself a proficient at painting people as I do landscapes, but still take on the challenge from time to time.  The inspiration for this effort was the stories told by an old retired preacher of the […]