I paint with bold, clean strokes, thick with rich, sometimes surprising, colors that express what I see and feel when painting. My hope is that in the end I have engaged the emotions and intellect of those who look at my work.
I begin long before I pick up my brushes using design and composition principles to outline the work. I then paint with abandon and joy. The resulting work shows my personal application of impressionism with a minimalist quality.
Often inspiration comes from what I see walking on my ranch on the historically rich, brushy edge of the Texas Hill Country. Here daily, I encounter constant contrasts and variety in texture and color - the dichotomy of harmony and discord; lushness and barrenness; serenity and energy.
My challenge is to show the complexity of creation by painting intimate, personal portraits of nature. Whether choosing a landscape or still life, close observation reveals the ordinary as extraordinary.
Please visit my Art blog for weekly updates on my work and life around the Texas Hill Country.
康复后记 - 我从来没想过自己会写小说，而且一写就是将近三万字的中篇小说。 在过去的三、四个月里，隔壁家的装修没完没了，当我觉得终于快完时，电钻又响了起来，忍无可忍时，突然就写起来，而且神奇的是，当我沉浸于紫晶、修竹、子扬、书月的故事，戴着耳机听着德沃夏克B小调大提琴协奏曲时，我一点也感觉不到钻墙的声音。我忍不住曰写夜写，停...
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