Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gondolier of Venice

Gondolier of Venice was inspired by the romance of the waterways of Venice, Italy.   The water effects in this artwork were very important to me to get right and difficult to execute.  I wanted Gondolier of Venice to have an more »

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Bon Jour

Bon Jour was inspired by the romantic Eiffel Tower and cafes of Paris, France.   I wanted this artwork to have a soft, happy effect,and I also wanted it to be the sort of artwork that draws you in.  As you more »

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Summer Afternoon

Summer Afternoon Summer Afternoon was inspired by the warm, cheery sunny days of Summer.  In this artwork I wanted to give a nod to Van Gogh’s Sunflowers while at the same time working with a very sunny color palette.  Morning more »

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Bench at Giverny

Bench at Giverny This artwork honors the Impressionist master Monet and his lovely gardens at Giverny.  I wanted share my view not only of Monet’s gardens, but also of the vast waterway of creativity that Monet helped bring to life, more »

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High Spirits!

  High Spirits! I wanted High Spirits! to capture lively romance and delight.  High Spirits! features a wine bottle, two full, tempting glasses of red wine,  and roses.  I especially like the luminosity of the wine in the wine glasses more »

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Reading on the River Thales

Reading on the River Thales While this dreamy artwork may not look it, this artwork is a nod to Greek philosopher Thales of Miletus who was both the first to explain natural phenomenon  without reference to mythology, earning him the more »

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Country Rose

Country Rose Country Rose is actually the first work in which I experimented with making my signature a more integral part of the design – in fact, this artwork was signed twice!  In creating Country Rose, I was expressing my more »

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I Love You Mom

I Love You Mom This work “I Love You Mom” is also known as “Mere et Filles” and was inspired by my Mother, who mentioned to me she had seen an interesting artwork featuring floating bubbles.  I decided to surprise more »

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