2830 5th St, Boulder, CO 80304
I respond to impressions of the world around me through my figurative and landscape watercolor painting. I try to capture a moment in time and transform an ordinary subject into something striking. Lighting, color, and atmosphere are the elements I manipulate to achieve this effect. I choose photos with strong lighting, play with color, and let the paint flow in interesting ways to add excitement to the image.
In my portraits, figures, and animal paintings, I want my subjects to come to life for the viewer. I do a careful drawing first. Then I am able to get loose with my painting, concentrating on making interesting shapes and brushstrokes. I little by little pull my subject out of the initial chaos. My end goal is a realistic but impressionistic and lively image.
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