I took inspiration from the Titian painting, “Bacchus and Ariadne” for this one. I removed all the mythological figures and was more inspired by his use of color and composition for the landscape. I obviously made my version much more loose with my brushstrokes, which I think makes for quite the dramatic effect. I get lost in […]
I was feeling a little depressed by the state of U.S. and World politics when I created this painting and the mood of the piece definitely reflects that… don’t let the pastel colors fool you, something terrible has happened and we are now witnessing the aftermath in this piece.
I created this landscape of Tucson along the Catalina Highway, which is on the way to Mount Lemmon. It’s kind of a bittersweet painting, because it shows how invasive Buffelgrass is taking over parts of the Sonoran Desert, which threatens to take out the native plants, like Saguaros, because it can spread fire so easily.