This series of photos was a rather difficult task, and while I didn’t really succeed in accurate depictions (as can be seen in the varying tonal qualities,) I think I managed to share how these pieces interact with space and light? I wanted to… Continue Reading ““Rainy Day Monday” (details)”
When I first photographed this piece in the garden for my Instagram account, it quickly became a matter of timing, wiping off drops of rain and rushing to take more pictures before the next drops began to fall. I finally thought we had succeeded… Continue Reading ““Rainy Day Monday””
“January” 105 x 65 cm, acrylic paint on canvas. By seeking a more universal representation of the figure and excluding all but the actual torso, I hoped to give credit to the sculptural qualities of the female form and not let the aesthetics be… Continue Reading ““January””
A little watercolor from long ago, sold and gone. I painted this before pursuing a formal fine arts education and I just painted what I found aesthetically pleasing, sold my work at local galleries and taught some watercolor courses at the nearby art center.… Continue Reading “Afternoon”
I couldn’t help including this old favorite of mine, although it’s a long time since I painted it but it triggers a lot of memories for me. I was on the ferry to visit a dear friend in the Gulf Islands, who has long… Continue Reading ““Islands In The Gulf””
Again, one of my first acrylics and one of my first figure paintings. With this, I aimed to create a reflective scene, sharing that deep inner feeling of peace, calm and contemplation. When working with people and perhaps especially with the nude figure, it’s… Continue Reading ““At 2:00 PM””
In a vague hope of sharing the three-dimensional qualities of Dry Spell’s shaped canvas and keeping in mind the limitations of two-dimensional media, I had to change my approach. Instead of attempting to include everything, I moved in close–showing just portions of Dry Spell.… Continue Reading ““Dry Spell” (details)”
“Dry Spell” 214 x 90 cm. Diptych. Acrylic paint on shaped canvas.