This is inspired by a candle’s glow. One of the best at creating amazing lighting effects was Rembrandt van Rijn… when I look at his paintings, most use a pretty limited palette of browns, golds, and some red, so this is my abstract tribute to him. For me, the message of the painting is, “Shine […]
I’ve always liked to explore space in my mind going back to my childhood, so this is the result of one of those meditations. The shapes can be interpreted as planetary rings or orbital paths. I named it after the famous Pink Floyd album, “The Dark Side of the Moon”.
We lived in Saranda, Albania for the summer of 2017… this is our favorite go-to beach and I must have had this on my mind when I was creating this painting because I get an ocean vibe when I look at it. My father-in-law told me he sees an orchestra and there is a musical […]
Joan Mitchell is one of my favorite abstract painters, so she inspired this painting even if that isn’t apparent. I also had an idea of a landscape in mind while I painted this as my 5 year old inner child was set free on the canvas. In my imagination I was floating above a chaotic […]
My 2 year old son, Grant, collaborated on this one with me! It was interesting to see his method of working compared to my older son, Sam… whereas Sam liked to leave some negative space and was more varied and minimal with his brushstrokes, Grant preferred a more vertical brushstroke and tried to cover the […]