Original people deserve original art. I look at paintings and ask myself, 'if the lines were taken away, would I still recognize it?' Yes, I would. If I were to remove the color, would I still appreciate it? Probably not. Therefore, my focus is color.
Experience has taught me perfection lies in imperfection. All the beauty of nature lies in her imperfect symmetry. Lines are blurred, edges soften, and colors speak. Each medium has its unique effects. I like to dabble in those capable of making their own statements through the subject matter.
Deceptive. $115.52 (Includes Tax)
This is an image of the Pucker St. Dam before it was tore down. I left out some of the overgrowth.
Watercolor treated with wax medium mounted on hardboard.
Gazing $113.1 (includes tax)
The lighthouse is located in South Haven, Michigan. Despite my better judgement, this landmark was suggested by one of the natives.
Pastel on watercolor paper treated with clear gesso mounted on hardboard. 18x24.
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Confrontation $113.3 (includes tax)
Inspiration came through a meditation. An outdoor cafe during the night.
Pastel on watercolor paper treated with clear gesso mounted on hardboard.
Inspired by a street musician I met at the South Bend Lapeer Park art show. She stands on a plateau in the Grand Canyon. The Musical notes are part of a musical piece titled Danse Macabre. Oil: 15x30 Contact me for a price or make an offer. Put 'Art Purchase' in the subject line. You can also purchase prints at DeviantArt.
Inspired by the photo of a street player in Germany. The buildings can be found in Columbus, Ohio. The musical notes are part of the same piece and are actually for a cello. In this instance, the player is a bassist. Oil: 15x30 Contact me for a price or make an offer. You can also purchase prints at DeviantArt.
Homeward. Inspired by a photograph taken by an instructor while in India 18x24. Not framed. Contact me for a price or make an offer. firstname.lastname@example.org
18x24 pastel on watercolor paper.
The painting was inspired by cinnamon rolls.
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This is a painting of Niles, Michigan at 2 am on a foggy night in December. Oil on wood panel 18x24
If you are local to Niles, Michigan and the surrounding area items are on display at the Niles Lakeland Hospital hallway leading out of the ER waiting room. Also, you can save on shipping by picking up your artwork in person.
Many of the pieces you see here were done while facilitating art classes. Students have claimed no talent and have received ribbons at the local fairs.
You can find me at the Greater Niles Senior Center on Thursday mornings 10:00 - 12:00. On Fridays, I am at the Central County Senior Center in Berrien Springs 12:30 - 2:30.
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Dawn, the birth of creation. Humanity is stepping out of the flow of conscious and embarking upon the path of life. While the figures are male and female, the concept they represent are the unification of the opposing forces.
Pastel on watercolor paper: 16x21 Contact me for a price or make an offer. firstname.lastname@example.org