As you leave Charleston, South Carolina and head for the
barrier islands, you will cross Shem Creek. Commercial fishing and shrimp boats hug the waters edge. At high tide the brilliant
yellow marsh grasses are flooded with salt water. I was granted permission by the local fishermen to paint on the docks near
their boats. As I drew in my paintings of their boats, the captains shared stories about their years of experiences, fishing
My family lived
near the Charleston Battery after I was born. There are many beautiful homes clustered together facing the ocean in that area.
Pastel colors enhance the architectural details. Horse drawn carriage tour guides highlight the significance of the historic
homes. Click on any of
the paintings to view a larger representation of the work. Actual size before matting: S=11" x 15", M = 15" x 22"
Click here to view the complete gallery of paintings from the South Carolina Region.