Foam Flower and Other Friends

These past few weeks, I have been deeply in love with spring.  Specifically, spring in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Here are some pictures that I have taken while on my way somewhere or another: The last two were taken on my way out to visit a friend who was staying the weekend in a cabin…

“Divination”

Newest painting, “Divination” Oil on Canvas 24″ x 30″

Photographers and Mystics

I am one of twelve people asked to participate in Lynn Nesseth’s conceptual piece, “Photographers and Mystics”. To quote her fundraising page: “The “Divination of 2012,” the fifth installment of artist-augur Lynn Nesseth’s ‘Divination Series,’ is a conceptual artwork collaborating the psychic and photographic craft of thirteen artists.  This piece was channeled through inspiration for…

“Listening”

My most recently completed painting, “Listening”, was also based on a photo from the same shoot I mentioned in my last post. This is what it ended up looking like: And this is what it was based on: The painting is about communicating with the plants around us.  I imagine it as a visual example…

From Here to There

I was thinking it might be kind of interesting to share some of the reference photos that I use for my paintings.  It might take some of the romance and mystery out of my work, but I’m willing to take that risk.  As I said in a previous post, I am, unfortunately or not, a…