The October 2008 issue of American Art Collector features the artwork of Tommy Thompson. The article entitled "Oil Painters of America: The Pursuit of Excellence," on pages 122-125, contains Thompson's paintings, "Horses of the Tetons"and "Got One." The article quotes Thompson's view of the Oil Painters of America: "My goal is to create representational paintings that add a sense of peace to the lives of my collectors. During the past six years, the Oil Painters of America's network of experienced artists has inspired the advancement of my painting skills through the challenge of participating in its regular competitions."
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Tommy Thompson painted "Morning Ride" after visiting the Water's Edge Farm, belonging to Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Lynch, of Leiper's Fork, TN. Arnold Warmels, a Dutch trainer with Fryslan Valley Sport Horses (http://www.fryslanvalley.com/), is a frequent model for Thompson's oil paintings.