Red Dogwood Leaves – As told to Glenda Salley – At the national skydiving championships in Dallas, TX, I was talking with Bill Jakshic and his wife, a couple who hired me as an artist. After discussing various possibilities, they sent me some photos of their home, from which to research ideas. From the snapshots, I […]
Cypress Trees – As told to Glenda Salley – I was less than excited to be up early on that cold December morning for my first duck hunt. My brother-in-law Jimmy Gammill showed up at the house in Drew with my incentive, a steaming cup of coffee. I could tell by his demeanor there was […]
Rhino – As told to Glenda Salley – I always wanted to travel to Africa so that I could witness there the many exotic creatures designed by God. Sometimes I think He sought to be diversely creative, thinking up limitless animal possibilities with which to pepper the wildly savage landscape. It is amazing how precisely […]
A red-bellied woodpecker came for a visit after the snow the other day. This is an adult male. Their name comes from a red patch on the belly often concealed by surrounding feathers.
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Thank you Mark for all the nice things you said in this article, and for sharing it on my blog. Drew’s Bill Jackson – Gold Medal Paratrooper, Delta Artist Extraordinaire – One Cool Friend Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’! Did you ever have that really cool friend? Not someone that was a great jock or the […]
The painting shown here is dedicated to and is entitled “The Heroes of Mogadishu.” It serves as a lasting and powerful reminder of the selfless service that these heroes epitomized. The painting depicts two U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopters in flight over the village. The American flag, folded in the traditional manner, is positioned in the […]
Just finished a new painting – Reflecting on Autumn, Acrylic, 28″ x 44″, 2013 – This is a scene located at Wall Doxey St. Park in Mississippi. Throughout the year, camping at Wall Doxey has provided me much inspiration for many future paintings. During my first visit, I walked behind the primitive club house to […]