Blue Ridge Parkway Artist, A Field of Beauty, and Can’t Believe We eat That…


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Well,  I am having no problem seeing Monday!  Sunday shot by but today is going at a more even pace. I was so pleased to sign the finished Field of Beauty oil painting!  I think the surface is exceptionally sensous and instricate.  I think this is my best floral so far.  I didn’t lose any of the intense color as I modeled the forms and I think it sings out to the world!

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Field of Beauty Original 40″ x 30″ Oil  Painting $2430

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards,  Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

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Life with The Bird and Word Man – Clyde Kessler

Saturday I was in the drive through with my son at a fast food restaurant.  There was one car ahead of us and while we were waiting I saw a ground hog calmly munching a large piece of bread by the other car.  We had to laugh. It wasn’t a cat or dog but a ground hog having lunch. 

We couldn’t understand why it didn’t take the bread and run.  It just kept eating and staring at us with a funny look on its face.  I told Clyde and he said maybe the ground hog was trying to tell us he couldn’t believe we ate that food full of GMO canola oil and other weird stuff. 

I don’t think that was what the look he was giving us meant because by the time we got to the window the bread was gone. 

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Cascades in Giles County  is on Special all October

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Cascades in Giles County  Original  20″ x 24″ Oil Painting $960

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards,  Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

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Stepping Stones on The New River  Original Oil Painting has been Sold

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Breakers at Pawleys Island     Original  Oil Painting has Been Sold

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Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is Looking for Sunday…


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Okay, where did Sunday go? I saw it when I got up this morning.  I know there is a little left but where did most of it go?  Oh well, I did get to walk at the rec center and I ran up and down the stairs twice!  I love yoga!  That has to be the difference.  I hope I can get better and better at it so I can keep the old body in shape.

Cheers!  Never underestimate the benefits of physical activity and seize the day if you can get a hold of it!

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Radford Flower Garden Original  14″ x 11″ Oil  Painting $313

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards,  Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

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Check out Originals on Etsy at  https://www.etsy.com/shop/towheehillstudio?page=3

If you like my work but don’t have any more room on your walls be sure to check out my paintings on just about anything but the kitchen sink on

Zazzle!

Here is the link!      http://www.zazzle.com/newriverartist

 

One more thing for Local Folk.  Check out my ebay classifieds!  Not everyone has to pay shipping!

http://www.ebayclassifieds.com/user/newriverartist

 

Be sure to check out my Special Promotions that end Wednesday!

Cascades in Giles County  is on Special all October

Click on the link below the painting  and click on the 30″x 40″ canvas print for the 40% discount.

There is a money back guarantee that includes shipping fee!

 cascadescopyright

Cascades in Giles County  Original  20″ x 24″ Oil Painting $960

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards,  Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

Link to this painting  http://fineartamerica.com/featured/cascades-in-giles-county-kendall-kessler.html

Click  on the 40″ x 30″  Canvas print size for the special

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Stepping Stones on The New River  Original Oil Painting has been Sold

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

Link to this painting  http://kendall-kessler.artistwebsites.com/featured/blue-ridge-swirl-kendall-kessler.html

Click on the  50″ x 40″ canvas print size for the special!

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Breakers at Pawleys Island     Original  Oil Painting has Been Sold

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

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Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is Always up Early and One of us Should be…


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I wonder what it would be like to sleep late on Saturday or any other day.  I don’t sleep well anyway so I can’t complain that I am always up early.  As always, I just wish someone could add hours to the day.  I always feel I am behind the eight ball.  Does anyone use that expression any more?  My Mom was always saying that one.

I just looked it up and it is an idiom that refers to a being in a difficult situation.  I thought it meant short on time.  Oh well, have a great day no matter how much you get done or how much fun you have!

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Riverview at Dusk  Original 20″ x 16″ Oil  Painting $670

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards,  Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

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Life with The Bird and Word Man – Clyde Kessler

I love all the arts and am a serious painter, amateur pianist, and crazy Line Dancer.  I have always admired writers and wanted to marry one.  I didn’t go looking for one but one found me.  I don’t have a clue on how to write and it is hard for me to blog but I try.

The other day I thought my intro about having to buy new shoes was pretty good so I called Clyde up and read it to him. I laughed and said maybe I was becoming a writer.  His response was well, one of us  should be.  Ha ha.  Clyde has been published over 200 times to my zero. I think we know who the writer is.

Check out Originals on Etsy at  https://www.etsy.com/shop/towheehillstudio?page=3

If you like my work but don’t have any more room on your walls be sure to check out my paintings on just about anything but the kitchen sink on

Zazzle!

Here is the link!      http://www.zazzle.com/newriverartist

 

One more thing for Local Folk.  Check out my ebay classifieds!  Not everyone has to pay shipping!

http://www.ebayclassifieds.com/user/newriverartist

 

Be sure to check out my Special Promotions that end Wednesday!

Cascades in Giles County  is on Special all October

Click on the link below the painting  and click on the 30″x 40″ canvas print for the 40% discount.

There is a money back guarantee that includes shipping fee!

 cascadescopyright

Cascades in Giles County  Original  20″ x 24″ Oil Painting $960

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards,  Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

Link to this painting  http://fineartamerica.com/featured/cascades-in-giles-county-kendall-kessler.html

Click  on the 40″ x 30″  Canvas print size for the special

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Stepping Stones on The New River  Original Oil Painting has been Sold

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

Link to this painting  http://kendall-kessler.artistwebsites.com/featured/blue-ridge-swirl-kendall-kessler.html

Click on the  50″ x 40″ canvas print size for the special!

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Breakers at Pawleys Island     Original  Oil Painting has Been Sold

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Blue Ridge Parkway Artist, The Valle Crucis Ghost Story, and Books from The Blue Ridge Discovery Center!


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backyardbushcopyrightButterfly Bushes  Original 20″x24″ Acrylic Painting     $960

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sunsetnrtrestlecopyrightSunset on The New River   Original 7″x9″ Oil painting    $136

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Valle Crucis Ghost Story

Another frightening story from Valle Crucis in The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina!

 

The name of the town comes from two streams that meet at right angles in the middle of the valley.

Two men were driving by an old stone church on highway 194  when a huge dog with gleaming eyes jumped out in front of them. The dog was a big as a man and had bristling fur and massive yellow teeth. The driver sped away only to see the dog in the rear view mirror following and actually keeping up with the car that was going 80 miles an hour!

The men really believed this dog was from Hell so the driver hit the accelerator one more time and sped over the bridge that goes across the two streams.

The dog stopped following them and the men wondered what it was about the water that stopped this supernatural dog!

The writer of the story claims he knew the driver of the car and considered him to be an honest man.  The writer is very cautious about traveling near the graveyard of the old stone church and counts the seconds before he gets to the bridge!

I found this great ghost story on Stories from the Mountains online publication

 

Life with The Bird and Word Man – Clyde Kessler

On The Blue Ridge Discovery Center that Clyde is an Adviser for there is a great list of books for people interested in this beautiful mountain region!

For the Blue Ridge:

  • Hollows, Peepers, and Highlanders – An Appalachian Mountain Ecology, George Constantz 
  • A Fly Fisherman’s Blue Ridge, Christopher Camuto

Other must reads:

  • A Songbird Journeys – Four Seasons in the Lives of Migratory Birds, Miyoko Chu
  • The Trees in My Forest, Bernd Heinrich
  • Winter World, Bernd Heinrich
  • The Beak of the Finch, Jonathan Weiner 
  • Home Ground – Language for an American Landscape, Barry Lopez, Debra Gwartney
  • A Natural Sense of Wonder, Rick Van Noy

I hope you enjoyed my paintings by an artist of The Blue Ridge Parkway