Jul
24

silver

July has been hot. Hot in varying degrees. Hot in varying experiences. Hot in varying emotions. I find myself seeking shelter and comfort in the color of silver.The painting I resonate the most with this month is called Completion. Mainly black and white with silver accents, this painting hums with solitude, sanctuary, and clarity. More…

Jun
25

alizarin

When contemplating the palette for June, I see a strange combination. I have a strong pull toward alizarin crimson as I havewatched it seep into almost all of the paintings lately, and I cannot resist the lure of iridescent pigments. When I look beyond these colors, together I see a primal alchemy. More…

May
27

saffron

May seems to be flying by…. The days barely registering. As I rode in the taxi from the Dallas airport to my hotel (I am here for a show), I felt a new awareness. The long stretch of freeway with traffic at 3:30 pm, seemed to sum up the month so far. More…

Apr
24

persimmon

A Persimmon is an extraneous fruit. It’s color somewhere in between yellow, orange, red, and pink. Its texture is soft yet solid. I’ve heard it called “fruit of thegods”, or a “velvet apple”. Supposedly, it is actually a berry, however it looks like a tomato. More…

Mar
27

floral

The theme behind my March palette is floral. While painting for my botanical show in Beaver Creek I unearthed some interesting roots and watched as petals began to unfold.The month started with a little constriction. More…

Feb
19

teal

The colors are dark and transparent…perfect for layering. Indigo blue, the cool shadow of depth and lingering emotion. Ultramarine blue, the purity of the vast expansive ocean. Azure blue, reminding me of the highlights and reflection of the sky. More…

Jan
27

white

The main color is white: Pure titanium and zinc white. These are mineral whites and natural elements inherent to the earth. Titanium is thicker and opaque, carrying an undeniable strength; while zinc is looser and slightly transparent. More…