Hi, I'm Gretchen Talmage Allen. My husband, Bill and I are surrounded by woods near the shores of Lake Allatoona in Acworth, GA. We share our little homestead with our two faithful dogs, beautiful kitty & 5 good laying hens. We've been blessed with two, sweet, young adult daughters, Abbey & Jona, that fortunately, live close by, for now.
I'm grateful to God for his love, forgiveness and plan of salvation for us through His son, Jesus Christ. His creation is such an example of His magnificent Wisdom, Beauty & Love for us. I can't wait to see His New Heaven & Earth to come.
I'm a nature lover so I prefer to paint and sketch outdoors. I'll sometimes complete larger paintings form my plain-air paintings and sketches. I enjoy working in most mediums; oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, pen & inks, etc., and like drawing and painting most subject matter.
I'm currently teaching painting out of my studio at home & have found that teaching motivates me more than anything. I've learned so much from my students and hopefully vice versa?
I'm a member of The Booth Musuems' Artist Guild,( B.A.G) in Cartersville, GA, exhibit in their gallery and participate in their juried art shows year round, at "The Downtown Gallery". I usually have something hanging there.
I appreciate you taking the time to look at my gallery of paintings & photos.
Hope you have a wonderful day!
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me"