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More Primm Property Sketches in Brentwood

 A couple more Primm Property Sketches in Brentwood Tennessee. (On Moore’s Lane) Also some other things I have been working on. A church near Jamestown Tennessee, Cumberland Gap sketch etc. Primm Property Sketches in Brentwood Tennessee. (On Moore’s Lane)   Cove Baptist Church near Jamestown TN  Cumberland Gap   Field in Powell Valley near Cumberland Gap TN.… read more

Lincoln County and Petersburg Tennessee

A photo safari through Petersburg and Lincoln County Tennessee. November 2017   Gill Cemetery in Lincoln County     Winston W. Gill had a long life!      Bustling downtown Petersburg on a Friday afternoon. That’s my truck!     Inside the old Royal Theatre. Shows over I think.      Royal Theatre and Dr.… read more

Stuff on the Drawing Table(s)

 Here are some various drawing projects that have been on my drawing tables lately. Also some sketchbook stuff. I just got a new table at a Jerry’s Artarama clearance sale for cheap. They are moving to a new location in East Nashville soon. It will be a good move for them as it is a… read more

Primm Barn in Brentwood Tennessee sketches.

 Yesterday’s field sketches of Primm barn on Moores Lane in Brentwood. Took plenty of reference shots too for later works. Also of the house from the road with the zoom lens. Looks haunted. I need to do some perspective studies on the drafting table of the dormer. All those vanishing points on those things can… read more

Rainy April “Watercolors and Gouache”

A very rainy and cloudy April in Middle Tennessee this year. My last day of April sketch. I like to do a quick pencil for memory assistance in my truck if I see something I like and then paint later at home. (gouache on 8×11 sheet) The first day of May is nice and sunny… read more

Some Dog and Cat Portraits

A few dog and cat portraits I have painted lately. All 8×10 in Acrylic and Gouache.     Lil’ Frisky     Whitey     Luke     Luna     Ranger  Message me and I can get your best friend portrait painted. Visit this link http://www.chrisousleystudio.com/pet-portraits.html for more examples and prices.   Adios 

Nocturne and Cloudy Day Paintings

 I always have fun painting these nocturne and cloudy day paintings. Also viewing other artist’s paintings and drawing of the same.      Super Moon Phase Click to Purchase    Grey January Sky Click To Purchase    Approaching Winter Storm  Last Super Moon of 2017    Searchlights Buy Me  

Ousley Paints the Moon and New Years Resolution

 I always like seeing my fellow artist’s moon paintings and drawings, looking at it through my telescope, binoculars etc. I took memory notes when I walked Lucky Marie during last super moon phase.  I painted these in Turner brand gouaches. Used the spray mister some for some soft effects. Jerry’s Artarama sells them in the… read more

Nashville Art Crawl December 2016

Sketches from Nashville Art Crawl December 2016. First time I have been to the Nashville Art Crawl since last spring. I like to get home from these type events and draw the people that I remember most. It was rainy and chilly so I left my sketchbook in the truck. Had to draw from memory… read more

McFarlin Road House and Tom Tansil

 Old abandoned house on McFarlin Road in-between Nolensville and La Vergne TN. Looks like Tom Tansil payed them a campaign visit during his run for County Court Clerk. Found remains of this card in a corner on the floor. (inks and pencils) 8×10   Same house a couple years ago in the summer. (Gouache)  http://www.chrisousley.com/art/forgotten-shadows-abandoned-farmhouse/ … read more