I know for sure my Dad’s inside of me

I have always been drawn to beautiful skies, fields, roads and hills; it's as if they call me. I think it's actually my Dad calling to me. I remember my Dad pulling the family station wagon over in order to see a beautiful farmland vista, to get us to pick a huge bunch of red clover blossoms on a highway median, or to let us stroke the nose of a horse standing by a roadside fence. He always would boom out, "Look at the sky, kids!" as we drove along. Nothing escaped his artist's eye. The back roads were always the preferred route, because they offered the serene, the lovely, the unspoiled and the homely.

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He is why I am an artist, and why I will always come back to painting landscape. We've driven together along back roads on Edisto Island and seen the sight I painted below...

 

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And he's in the back of my mind when I paint a scene like this one:

Never stop loving the view, Dad. I love you! __________ Thanks for checking in, and let me know what you've been working on!   You can see some clearance paintings for sale on ebay here; and check here to see my Etsy sketchroom site, with digital downloads of painted photographs, sketches and more to come. Incidentally, my youtube art videos are here.    

Never stop loving the view, Dad. I love you!

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Thanks for checking in, and let me know what you've been working on!

 

You can see some clearance paintings for sale on ebay here; and check here to see my Etsy sketchroom site, with digital downloads of painted photographs, sketches and more to come. Incidentally, my youtube art videos are here.