A botanical art show is well around the corner and I needed to design a piece to submit for it. My mom gave me a gift of a beautiful purple orchid for our new apartment the week after we got married. The orchid is a rare, striking purple and blue. I decided to use it
Landscape of Eilean Donan Castle Color and motion have always been the two most fascinating elements in a painting to me. I love bold colors, and I love how brush strokes display constant motion. The universe, by universal law, is constantly in motion. I love this metaphor in my art. This is another reason why
One weekend we decided to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada for a reggae concert. On the way home we drove through Red Rock National Conservation Area. It forms a large loop that wraps back around to the main highway, but for 30 minutes you drive through beautiful desert land. The mountains cradle the small valley
Most of my art is inspired by literature. I named this piece Celestina after the Latin American novel I read in a graduate level seminar while studying for my Master in English. It was the first European novel and appeared in 1499. It addressed themes of femininity and courtly love during the period. We looked
This week I decided to pick clouds for my painting subject. I think it’s appropriate due to the time change and the month of March. We are entering spring and with the change of the season I think there is a general shift in inspiration for most artists.