A Trip to Tennessee

Tom and I have recently returned from a trip to Tennessee where he had the opportunity to do a mentorship with Master chair maker Curtis Buchanan Here are the two chairs that he made while there:

Crest Back

Crest Back

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Democratic Chair made with just a few hand tools

 

 

While they worked and told stories in the chair shop, I went off to paint the beautiful Eastern Tennessee countryside.

Chair Maker's Shop

Chair Maker’s Shop

The Homestead

The Homestead

Peaceful Spot

Peaceful Spot

Tennessee Hills

Tennessee Hills

Tennessee Hills

Tennessee Hills

Tennessee Hills II

Tennessee Hills II

I was also able to participate in the Plein air Event in Burnsville NC and was awarded second place for my painting “Waiting for the Sun”

Waiting for Sun

Waiting for Sun