I've been very busy with commissions for the last nine months or so, so my new originals that were in progress had to sit on the shelf. I love to paint commissions for people. It's very soothing for me to have been paid for a work of art before it's even started. So I just stay in my home studio with music or TV or audiobooks and paint away. It's lovely, cozy, happy. But the call of new creations that want to come to life is always right beneath the surface, waiting to explod [...]
"Nebula 35" This is one of my many "Nebula" space paintings that shows fluid, expanding or explosive color, as you might see were it possible to be inside a nebula. This image is all high key, light colors. Not included is the dark background of outer space, but intense, bright color throughout.There is a textured underpainting beneath the surface paint...I'll include some close-up images.I opted to continue the painting around the sides of this canvas. I'll include images of the sides a [...]
One of my fluid acrylic paintings, and part of my Nebula Series. "Playful Persuasion" to me, is about how the Universe is essentially playful. The birth of galaxies, the lifespan of humans...all of these things are essentially pure creativity which is playful. These were my thoughts in regards to this painting.24" high, 36" wide. The canvas is on 3/4" deep stretcher bars, and wrapped around and stapled in the back. I painted the edges black. Acrylic painting [...]
Today's painting is titled "Clean Sweep". There is so much movement sweeping across the four canvases. Bright pinks, greens and yellows cheerfully dominate the central areas, bracketed by deep blue, purple, brown and red at the ends. Areas of turquoise give the impression that we are looking at an aerial view of an azure sea, or looking up at the sky through very colorful glass.