The Sound Of Surf II

The Sound Of Surf II 40x60x1.5 acrylic on canvas

Art is mystery, and so is the sea. That's how I see it, feel it. When I look at the ocean waves there is a fear, an awe inspiring type fear; I know the depths and power of the wave, that it could swallow me up without thought or care and I vanish forever. And there is art. My art specifically. It is a mystery no matter how long I've been doing it.

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Shadow Of The Bear

Shadow of the Bear (in progress) 24x48x.75 acrylic on canvas

"But there is something here that transcends the everyday, transcends familiarity and size, something satisfying to the soul. It's the seemingly simple things in life that give us the deepest satisfaction...I know it made me feel safe and comfortable--it was like I left all my cares in the car and stood before the shadow in perfect calm" [...]

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Evening In The Sky

Evening In The Sky 36x36x1.5 acrylic on canvas

I know what Manet meant by not being able to emulate nature on canvas, that the best the artist can do is present his own, “naïve” impression.

This sky was so magnificent, there was so much shimmer and reflection and the colors harmonized so perfectly, that it left me in a wonderful state of awe.

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