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 […]
My 3 year old son, Sam, collaborated on this one with me! He is quite the artist… he customized his shoes and “tattooed” his hands and arms with some pen and ink drawings, and has created many graffiti crayon paintings on various walls. I call this one “Love” because one of my Facebook friends saw […]
Van Gogh is my favorite artist, so I wanted to create an abstract painting inspired by his famous “Starry Night”… this was all from memory and I just let the shapes and colors come to me as I went. There is a certain romanticism to the original that I wanted to capture… these bright, twinkling […]
This abstract painting was inspired by the water lilies Monet painted toward the end of his career, when he was almost blind… the best paintings he ever did, in my opinion. One of the things I love about them is how he painted them so loose and with so much texture. So I let my inner child […]
I call this one “The Scream”… it was inspired by the 2016 U.S. presidential election and politics, in general (and, of course, the famous painting by Edvard Munch.) I’m proud of this painting because it evokes the same feeling as the original without being literal.