My work is between reality and expression, contemporary and realism.
I am a late bloomer in painting earnestly even though I painted all my life. I was busy raising a family of 4 children and owned a graphic design company to provide for their support. I am intrigued by color, shape and texture. My paintings develop their own personalities and evolve as I complete them much like children. I like to keep the sketchiness and freedom that appears in roughing in a painting. My paintings begin to take on characteristics that are not intended at the outset as they develop. Sometimes mistakes are the best things about painting. The more I paint the more I get concerned with refining shapes. Therefore I have many styles. I am willing to experiment with different materials and techniques. I have learned to paint fast as the speed allows more expression. I do several plein air events per year.I enjoy the challenge of selecting subject matter and completing a painting in a few days. Some of my paintings in the past have taken three months to years to complete. When I was a child I aspired to paint the most beautiful painting in the world. Now I aspired to expressing my moods, motions, commentaries and sarcasm.…Read More
Olathe, KS, United States
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