Rivers of Colorado  36″x24″ Acrylic on canvas 2016 A few months ago my brother, who has relocated to Denver, commissioned me to paint a portrait of the rivers of Colorado.  He liked the idea of working in the colors of the state flag but otherwise I was free to follow my flow when composing this…

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Elements of the Heart – Earth Each 6″ x 6″ Acrylic on canvas 2016 Grounding the energy of this project into these designs had me contemplating earthy things like relating, building, growing and interconnectedness.  The copper hearts somehow make each canvas feel rooted and safe. 

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Elements of the Heart – Air Each 6″ x 6″ Acrylic on Canvas 2016 Imagining a canvas of Air brought up whispy thoughts of shimmer and iridescence.  I wanted gestural movement so I worked these backgrounds with a palette knife instead of a brush.  The resulting paint rests mid-dance under a layer of brass colored…

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Elements of the Heart – Water Each 6″ x 6″ Acrylic on Canvas 2016 Ripple, bubble, bend, flow.  The variation of movement within water inspired this set of four small paintings.  Cool tones of purple and blue draw me down into the depth of this element.  Silver hearts shimmer and reflect sparkles of love from…

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Fire Heart Series Each 6″ x 6″ Acrylic on Canvas 2016 Elements of the Heart is a short series of paintings exploring the vibrant energetic core (or heart) of the alchemical/magical elements.    Over the next week I’m going to produce 4 small canvases each of fire, water, air, earth and ether using the symbol…

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