Hawaii Project

Hawaii Project

I visited the Big Island of Hawaii last year for a month to do some research. I’ve started to work on some paintings depicting plants and animals in their natural habitat. The series will include 12 paintings, all acrylic on 12″x12″ panels.

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The Artistic Process: My Four-Color Process Monotype Technique

The Artistic Process: My Four-Color Process Monotype Technique

I’ve been working on monotypes and trying to use just four process colors—yellow, magenta, cyan, and black—to create my images. Monotypes are one-of-a-kind prints and can be printed by hand or with a press. Since I’m doing this at home and don’t have access to a press, I’m printing by hand using a PinPress, a […]

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Bologna

Bologna

I submitted this illustration for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Special Competition, in 2010 and it was rejected. The Grammar of Figures Competition invited artists from all over the world to submit illustrations…

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Bauhaus

Bauhaus

As part of the Bauhaus 9090 project, which commemorated the 90th anniversary of the Bauhaus, I submitted a painting in the style of Vassily Kandinsky. The following is what I submitted in July, 2009…

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Sketchbook Project 4

Sketchbook Project 4

I worked on the Sketchbook Project in October, 2009. The Art House Co-op sponsors various projects allowing a community of artists and anyone for that matter to be creative…

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Welcome to my world of writing, art, and everything else in between. I share my art in the Gallery and in Projects, and my thoughts about art and life in the Blog. What do I mean by "Life is art and art is life"? I think that artists create art in the same manner that people create their own lifestyles. Living an interesting and productive life takes creativity, imagination, and vision, the same qualities that an artist needs to create thought-provoking art. Please contact me to share your thoughts.

Philosophy

Ever since I was a child growing up in Hawaii, I have had dreams about becoming a writer. I remember reading a big red book with poems and stories by ... Read More

my brain on art

Jumping Power

What if kangaroos could jump to the sky? Kangaroo gives away the ability to dream in order to be able to jump to the ends of the universe. In this illustration ... See Gallery

jumping power

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