Why paint a photo-like representation of something when you can just take a picture?
By playing with light and color, enhancing what nature has provided, my paintings capture a unique moment in time portraying the depth and feeling of a scene, a special event, or even the face of a beloved friend or pet.
Color is my passion; I enjoy bringing more of the essence of the subject to the canvas than a literal interpretation, capturing the spirit or character of what I am painting.
Though I've been making art for over four decades, it wasn't until 2013 that I brought out the easel, paints and pastels and really began creating paintings. It has been a journey that started with watercolors, traversed through ink and pencil, and now incorporates oil and pastel to help bring my vision into creation.
My art has been described as vivid, alive and sometimes whimsical. I choose to enhance what I see, adding more light and color, using layers of paint or pastel to provide a rich texture for the eye to drink in.
Some original works, as well as reproductions on canvas known as Giclee, are available for purchase (store). Giclee prices vary depending on the size of the canvas you order. I am also available on commission to bring something that inspires you or that you would cherish to the canvas in my unique style. (Contact me)