pass small things of beauty each day, often without noticing them.
We glimpse stories in parts of buildings, in the activities of people,
in the contrast of light and texture. I try to capture in
watercolor my personal reactions to those fleeting images, making them
permanent and thus capable of being shared. By doing so I hope to
encourage others to seek out and cherish those unique things when they
Strong light and shadow; pure,
clean color; contrast of texture, color, intensity, value, and
temperature are my goals for each painting, regardless of subject.
I use a variety of techniques to
capture the color, texture and shape of these images, but rely the most
on layers of glazing to produce depth and dimensionality. Color is
blended on the support. My watercolor support is usually 300 lb
Arches bright white watercolor paper or Ampersand's textured clayboard.
My acrylics and oil paintings are on on varying weights of Frederic