To Paint from the soul is to illustrate the animated and vital principles of the self. Viewing a painting created in such a manner is seeing the defining characteristics of the artist. For Wisconsin artist Sam Timm, his peaceful celebration of man's relationship with nature is ever-present. The rich colors, use of light and meticulous detail of each artwork, offer viewers a great deal of insight into the world of Sam Timm. As a dedicated minister, father, husband and outdoorsman, his life experiences provide him with a wealth of inspiration from which to paint.