Oil on panel
SIZE / PRICE:
- 8 x 10, framed to 15 x 13 inches
Plein air frame
My painting is inspired by my surroundings and the daily interactions I experience within them. I use color to express and evoke emotion preferring to mix all colors, including black, from a limited palette. The process is analytical at first, striving to create a balanced composition as a foundation for the work. When painting starts, I apply loose strokes to convey movement and energy. As the painting evolves, I refine only certain areas for emphasis and to create contrast.
Through my work, I try to connect with the viewer by sharing my personal moments in life. As their eyes move through the painting, I want them to ask questions about the subject matter, the location, and my interpretation of that instance. I want them to react to the canvases whether they’re large and panoramic scenes or smaller ones that are more personal and intimate.