When you look at a piece of art do you know what it represents? It is the culmination of the artist’s thoughts and feelings and inputs all coming out as an expression. In the case of “Let Your Light Shine”, I was in internal strife dealing with input I received
“V”, a commission for a local doctor. This painting spoke to me and told me what to paint. It ended up fitting the type of work performed at the office perfectly.
Proxima B is a newly discovered, roughly Earth-sized planet orbiting our nearest neighboring star that might be habitable. What does the topography look like? Is there beautiful blue water? Shall we pack our bags to Proxima B on board a SpaceX transport?
Keeping with a happy pallet, this painting highlights the length of the tree. So many layers, wide range of colors, always changing, always reaching up.
This painting is a representation of Gum wood bark. Eucalyptus camaldulensis is the most widely distributed eucalyptus species in Australia growing along watercourses throughout the country. It lines the Murray River for most of its length. The trees are usually 20–35 m high with some over 45 m, with a
“Barkology”, the study of bark. In this painting, I focused on detailing and texturing the bark to make it look more 3 dimensional. This painting was Juried into the Art Kauai Show and highlighted in the Honolulu Star newspaper.
Show stopper is named for the type of red paint I used in this painting. So many choices for red paint. Kandinsky made the point that red is a very important color in paintings since we associate things like blood and fire to the color red.
So many of my paintings seem to produce images that we associate with nature or in this case animals. I’ve had people tell me they see rabbits, frogs and other creatures in my work. In this case, I see a Platypus. Do you see it?