Orchids are among my favorite flowers. They are simultaneously so elegant, durable, and frail. In this oil painting, I attempted to juxtapose the delicacy of their form with their toughness… in other words, a rough and graphic artwork that is still “pretty”.
I’ve been working on these three small-scale oil paintings for several months now, slowly building up layer after layer. I had an image in my mind of what I wanted them to be, and the result is not surprisingly completely different. That’s what I love about abstract. It defies logic. It is pure subconscious emotion […]
The secret of getting kids to sit still? Ask them to draw you a picture. I made these quick sketches of my loves’ profiles while they were busy creating their own worlds of cars and unicorns on paper. I had to do a little improvisation on my son’s, since his sitting still limit is about […]