Thursday, November 19, 2015

My Voice




My Voice
acrylic on ampersand gessobord - 4x4 in



If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint - Edward Hopper

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Pensive




Pensive

acrylic on ampersand gessobord - 5x5 in



The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed - Charlotte Bronte

Friday, November 13, 2015

Will You Like Me?



Will You Like Me?

acrylic on ampersand gessobord - 5x5 in


As a child you want to be liked and included.  But then you grow up, and wanting to be liked isn't as important as it used to be.  Or maybe that is just something we tell ourselves.  Social media is filled with like buttons.  Perhaps at the heart of it is that desire to still know "Will You Like Me?"

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Shoes Off


Shoes Off
acrylic on ampersand gessobord - 6x6 in




With the "shoes off" it becomes less about them and more about the child who wears them.

Acrylic Artist, Winter 2015


Acrylic Artist, Winter 2015 features "Less is More" a 10 page article sharing my small (but powerful) portraits! This magazine is a fantastic resource for the acrylic artist or those wishing to try it. Download the issue in digital format immediately http://www.northlightshop.com/acrylic-artist-winter-2015-di… or pre-order the magazine issue at http://www.northlightshop.com/acrylic-artist-winter-2015.
Thank you to Patty Craft (editor) and Brett Ortler for writing such a fabulous piece!

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Heavenly


Heavenly
acrylic on ampersand gessobord - 4x4 in




Every act, every deed of justice and mercy and benevolence, makes heavenly music in Heaven - Ellen G. White

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Color Washed


"Color Washed"
acrylic on ampersand gessobord - 5x5 in



The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius