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New works: Tree of Change

January 12, 2010

Here’s another very recent painting, “Tree of Change”. I actually painted this piece before “Tree of Life”. I wanted to experiment with the idea of transition from top to bottom within a painting. The lower half explores the winter metaphor (which can be seen in “Out of the Forest”) and the upper half uses the […]

New works: Tree of Life

January 7, 2010

Here’s one of my newest pieces, “Tree of Life” . It’s a continuation of the methods I’ve used for some time: a lot of texture in the first layer, the better to catch the paint washes and highlight said texture. There’s also a subtle grid happening here, outlined with gold leaf. I’ve been using gold […]