Sacrifice for Art

When I first started painting in early 2019, I used to dip my fingers into paint directly, and did not wear a mask. This year, I realized my gut disorders have reached a new level, and I have to wear a mask when I paint, and wear gloves otherwise I have an autoimmune attack and …

Painting: Everywhere

I painted this summer of 2019. I had been listening to Susie Suh's song: Everywhere. The backdrop on the video, was a photo of a blurred bunch of trees. I could not mimic that because I don't do landscapes so it ended up being something else with movement, the yellow adds dimension and light, great …

Painting: Ribbons

16x20 flat canvas, acrylic Painted a lot in the Spring of 2019, as Summer came close, I painted this one, wanting something bright, cheerful. I started off with green and yellow backdrop on either side, and then let colors come to mind and used a scraper to make interesting lines and spary dripped a few …

Painting: Speak

Speak is dramatic. I called it one of my extreme paintings. Done in Spring of 2019, it was more sharper and different. I let it sit for weeks, looked at it, then went back and added more to it. The many layers give the eyes something to do and look at, and it is loaded …