When I begin a painting, I rarely know what the subject is going to be. I play with the colors on the white canvas until I find the right feeling and color combination. Then I build layer upon layer, until I get a feeling of whom or what it is that speaks to me.
Enjoy this collection of works that are often dreamy and abstract, filled with color and atmosphere.
I want my landscape paintings to be as bright and filled with intense color as possible whether I am painting an autumn scene or winter scene.
My inspiration comes from the interesting and quiet settings of landscapes that I encounter. I find myself in awe of the enormity and power that they hold. This is what I strive to capture when I paint.
The paintings and stories I want to relate emphasize calm in the natural world—a place to experience the re-balancing I often feel when there.
Working traditionally with oil and gouache, I craft beautiful images of conventionally ugly beach flotsam set amidst an otherwise pristine seascape, and aim to create a provocative visual juxtaposition of form and idea.
I believe there is incredible beauty in raw, imperfect nature. After all, a living, changing, powerful force created these landscapes. And the way light falls upon the scene can be magical or majestic—often awe-inspiring.
I have spent many years learning how to draw and paint. I have painted in every standard medium and on almost every kind of surface.
Going forward, I want to keep making art which makes my heart sing—to reach more people who love my work. I hope to continue to inspire others through both my art and my creative holidays.
Whatever it is, though, painting images of food and drink makes me happy, and I hope I show it through my larger than life acrylic on canvas paintings—the bigger, the brighter, the better!
The human figure has always been my focus, and over the years it’s become a psychological focus. By incessantly reworking my drawings, little by little, something unknown surfaced. Intimacy and psychological intensity surfaced.
Inspired by landscapes in many international locations, these artists present their work and share their technique.
My work is vibrantly coloured and uses expressive line. I hope this conveys the way the beauty of nature makes me feel.