"Tennis Between Shots" oil painting by Carla Strozzieri

Tennis Between Shots is the cover image for a book of the same title, written by Bill Allen Ph.D. The original image was created as an oil painting to compliment the series of pencil illustrations, which are featured throughout the book.

The book merges east and west, through it’s application of mindfulness to this popular sport, which originated in Europe and, like the Asian mindfulness method which forms the basis of the book’s tenets, has spread throughout the world.

In this cover image, I attempt to capture the moments between plays, the so-called inactive periods of the game, which, according to Allen, hold the seeds for skillful performance.

30 x 30 cm













Curated by Art of Day, TwitterFirstFriday creative exhibitions reach an even larger audience through Facebook and the TFF Gallery Edition newsletter. This exclusive publication features only the highest caliber art from each event. In addition, subscribers receive the always new and exciting Friday Night Artist Features! Make sure to subscribe!

Wondering how Art of Day develops and grows events like TwitterFirstFriday? Visit the Art of Day Store when looking for art supplies or other common everyday products. As an Amazon Affiliate, we earn small commissions when purchases are made through our secure, Powered by Amazon aStore!

Art of Day is maintained by dedicated NetSys Interactive Inc. owners and employees who generously contribute their time to maintenance and editing, web design, custom programming, & website hosting for Art of Day.