I saw outside the Walter Anderson Museum of Art last Thursday before my opening and drew the tunnel of live oaks that reach across Washington Avenue. I love the fern covered lives oaks of the Deep South. They have a character no other tree has. So incredibly expressive. I took a few photos of my process as I was doing this one so you could see how I work.
After that I forgot and just dove into the paint. It’s hard for me to think about anything else when I’m painting.
Martha Kelly is an artist and illustrator who lives and works in Memphis, Tennessee.
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