Mississippi pencil drawings are a group of illustrations of 56 towns across the state. These Mississippi drawings were produced by Tommy Thompson and his daughters Michelle Rideout and Melanie Gentle.
As a native Mississippian, Tommy Thompson devoted much time researching the hometowns of that state. The artist and his two daughters, Michelle Rideout and Melanie Gentle, completed 59 pencil drawings for these towns: Aberdeen, Ackerman, Algoma, Amory, Ashland, Batesville, Belmont, Booneville, Brookhaven, Bruce, Burnsville, Canton, Chalybeate, Clarksdale, Clinton, Columbia, Como, Corinth, Decatur, Durant, Eupora, Falkner, Flora, Fulton, Grenada, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Iuka, Jackson, Kosciusko, Longview, Louisville, Marks, McComb, Mantachie, Meadville, Nettleton, New Albany, Picayune, Rienzi, Ripley, Sardis, Senatobia, Shannon, Summit, Terry, Tishomingo, Tupelo, Walthall, Water Valley, West Point, and Yazoo City.