Northwest Arkansas Gallery
We moved to North West Arkansas in 1987 and within a year or two we had found Devilâ€™s Den State Park. It was where we went for peace and quiet and hiking. The combination of rocks, trees and water was just what I needed for landscapes. I could be found sketching and painting all times of the yearâ€¦well, except for bad weather. I took lots of photos and before long had done several paintings of specific places here and there along Lee Creek. Generic scenery does not appeal to me; I want to recreate specific places that catch my eye. These are portraits of trees, rocks and crevasses scattered all over the Den. I have my favorite trees and waterfalls. Thereâ€™s a trio of sweet gum trees I always refer to as â€œthe Sweet Gum Sistersâ€ and one especially ancient Eastern Red Cedar perched on the edge of a bluff is â€œGodâ€™s Treeâ€. It will be impossible to ever run out of subjects in Devilâ€™s Den. Please note that these are not paintings of rocks and trees that remind me of people Iâ€™ve known. These are indeed portraits of what seem to me to be special rocks and trees.
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