The Pond: abstract expressionism

The Pond,  an acrylic on canvas. Definitely a painting that reflects the water theme you’ve been seeing me post so much about in recent weeks.     Abstract Art I consider this painting approach “Abstract Expressionism.”  It is  the one that best describes the art style here. Below, is one of the many many,  photos… Continue reading The Pond: abstract expressionism

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Stories …. told, through art

Say it, like you mean it.  Art that speaks a message stays longer with us than ‘pretty.’ Creating art rich in symbolic meaning, in content, in depth has always intrigued me. Layering textures, colors, brushstrokes, with meaning that will remain with the viewer has always been my driving purpose. Its like a little siren call.… Continue reading Stories …. told, through art

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Colorful Brushstrokes

Breaking the rules. With decisive,  powerful brushstrokes. Colorful brushstrokes.     A Bridge of Prussian Blue These two big sweeping strokes of Prussian blue unite the image.   The background was quite jarring, overly full of lively textures.  And, it was so warm. This is generally not in keeping with a balanced sense of harmony… Continue reading Colorful Brushstrokes

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Sea Salt, Sand and Surf

Fast. Fun.  Free. Images of the ocean.  Creating the pulse of sea salt, grit, sand and surf. Its a rapid beat,  surf spraying  and  ‘wave riders’  at one with the sea.               Sea Salt and Sand The surfers are on the edge, riding each wave…… with a seemingly careless… Continue reading Sea Salt, Sand and Surf

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Sea Sirens – Ultramarine and Cobalt Teal Blue

I’ve been lured. By the sirens of the sea. Glorious deep ultramarine blue with a whisper of violet you have to know is there to really see. And then,  there is my magnificent so enticing,  cobalt teal blue. I’ve been to the sea. The Indian Ocean, and she wants me again.         i… Continue reading Sea Sirens – Ultramarine and Cobalt Teal Blue

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