soft pastels on pastel paper, 20h x 24wI could watch reflections on water all day. Temporal, like our lives. It's a challenge to capture an image of something that's ever changing, with moods as fickle as our own.
Sunset on the Gulf
acrylics on canvas, 16h x 20w I spent many days watching sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. The intensity of color builds with clouds drifting towards the horizon.
Reflections On The Harbor I
soft pastels on sandpaper, 8h x 11wThe memories of my travels work their way into my works. We came across some lovely sunsets in Grenada. My trip culminated in several harbor paintings.
Reflections - Upper Nile
soft pastels on pastel paper, 8h x 10wNot long ago I traveled to Egypt. The sand dunes reflecting on the water seemed to glow. My mind drifed to time when caravans traveled to this destination for a cool drink.
Reflections On The Harbor II
soft pastels on pastel paper, 12h x 15wThis is another painting in my series of sunsets on the harbor in Grenada. I was fascinated by the different reflections as the sun was setting and the light kept changing.
Through the Mangroves
oil on canvas, 20h x 24wCommisson for my friend and neighbor, based on a lovely view of Sarasota Bay at sunrise through the mangroves (her reference photo).
Reflections On the Harbor III
soft pastels on pastel paper, 16h x 20wThis is the final painting in my series of sunsets on the harbor. In this painting as dusk was setting in, the colors took on a deeper blue and yellow hue. This painting is dedicated to the current struggle of the Ukranian people.
Mom at the Beachsoft pastels on pastel paper, 15h x 19wThe beach brings back memories. I pictured my mother at the beach, where she was always happy watching the waves from her favorite loungechair.
Girl at the Beach
soft pastels on pastel paper, 16h x 12wThis little girl playing at the water's edge made me think of the innocence of childhood. The setting sun was a reminder of how quickly those days pass by.
acrylics on canvas, 20h x 34w
I did this panting years ago with my daughter at the beach. We experimented with different techniques and the image just emerged. The process of creating and enjoying art together meant much more than the finshed product.