2015 · Landscape & Architecture · Nature · Small Format (5-20") · Watercolor

Couple at Craggy Pinnacle

Craggy Pinnacle, a high point in the parkway with beautiful 360 degree views, is a favorite sunset spot to hike for meditative moments with family or lovers. On one hike, the skies were clear and the sunset brilliant; the rhododendrons were not yet in bloom and there was still a chill in the air. These… Continue reading Couple at Craggy Pinnacle

2017 · Acrylic · flowers · Landscape & Architecture · Nature · Small Format (5-20")

Blue Ridge Vista with Blackeyed Susans

Blue Ridge Parkway views are some of the most beautiful in the world. These old mountains here in the Smokies are the oldest on earth, and their soft peaks unfold in the distance as far as you can see. South of Asheville, North Carolina, the black balsams and the blackeyed susans and coneflowers dominate, leaving… Continue reading Blue Ridge Vista with Blackeyed Susans

2015 · blue · flowers · green · Landscape & Architecture · people · Small Format (5-20") · Watercolor · yellow

Coneflowers on the Parkway

I am incredibly blessed to live within a couple of miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway as it passes through Asheville, North Carolina. Up here, the mountains provide some breathtaking vistas, and the parkway provides access to some choice locations to sit and ponder. It is a spiritual, calming experience for me. In parts, the… Continue reading Coneflowers on the Parkway