The Essence of Painting Still Life~ Voyagers

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Still Life Painting

I appreciate the potential of still life painting to tell a story or convey a mood. I think of still life objects as vessels of experience. Will it be dreamy? Dramatic? Distinguished?

Expressing the Creative Spirit~ Con Spirito

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Still Life Painting

~ Con Spirito is the joyful expression of the creative spirit that communicates through art and music. Candlelight bathes the instruments and is symbolic of a Divine spark that is the source of inspiration. If it is true that visual patterns energize us in particular ways, the structure of Con Spirito is certain to move us with dynamic […]

Evoking the Mood of Autumn

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Still Life Painting

~ Light, dry, colorful, transitory–Autumn enchants the spirit and sparks an elevated state of awareness. I’ve tried to highlight these characteristics by design choices made in the painting, Hues of Autumn. The selected objects have an obvious connection to the theme but the selection of abstract design elements is to me, the more subtle and […]