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"Could There be Something Missing?"

  This photo shows the progression of one of my recent paintings titled "Could There be Something Missing?" This is a 24x48 oil painting on canvas. The image to the far right is the finished piece. This happens to be a self portrait. I started out this piece contemplating areas in which  I… read more.

Carnival Tricks, Series

              This is my latest little series, "Carnival Tricks."  It is just a fun series, experimenting with new painting techniques and figure distortions. The first piece I call "Backbend." The second is "Handwalker aka  Moonrise."… read more.

"Uptight" and "Fitting In"

In these two paintings, I am exploring themes of feeling uncomfortable in one's own skin. I think we are all familiar with these feelings, so, considering the titles, these two pieces are pretty self-explanatory. This first piece, in yellow, is titled "Uptight" it is 10 inches square, oil on canvas board.  The… read more.

Battle Scars

This painting is titled "Battle Scars" it is 10x 20 inches, oil on stretched canvas. I revisited a familiar theme in this piece, which was depicting inner trauma in a physical way.     What if our inner scars showed up on the outside? How would we look? If we could see the trials a person… read more.

Parceled Out

  This is a painting titled "Parceled Out" it is 8x20 inches, oil on canvas. What I had in mind while working on this piece was the fact that so many of us are so busy in our lives. We are over-committed, usually to all worthy causes, but maybe we feel we are headed in too many directions to… read more.

Fish Out of Water

I just finished this new piece today!  I am titling this one "Fish Out of Water." It is oil on fabric, stretched in a 24 inch embroidery hoop. The hoops are something I have just recently gotten into. I like that they allow me to experiment with oval and circle shaped paintings, but in a less expensive… read more.
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