The Bluegrass Painter Blog

Wednesday
Jan172007

Music on the mountain...

The_fiddler We have all kinds of music going on around here. But, its hard to separate good fiddling from good mountain music. Fiddle tunes are integral to hoe downs, bluegrass jams, old-time jams and traditional country music. I am always amazed at the quality of fiddlers all around us...and then find the same is true as we travel the Appalachian region stretching it a bit to encompass Maine and the Canadian maritime provinces on one end and Louisianna bayou country on the other.

And, the celtic roots of Appalachian fiddling are evident in Irish and Scottish music.

I did this little painting of my friend Randy Thomas, great country singer and leader of "Randy Thomas and Friends out of Terra Alta, WV. RAndy is kind enough to let me play with his group. Wish we got more gigs in the winter.Randy

Wednesday
Jan172007

and we like dogs

a painting of your pet is a way to show everybody how much you think of them...

Zack

This is a painting of our Siberian Husky that we called Zack. We lost Zack in July of 2005 and he is truly missed. But, Zack is with us everyday in painting and memory.

Wednesday
Jan172007

...and a rainbow

Rainbow_trout

Wednesday
Jan172007

Another trout

Brown_trout_3

Wednesday
Jan172007

Gone Fishin

To me, the next best thing to fishing for trout is painting pictures of them.

Brook_trout_2